Holy See APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To foster friendly relations between the UK and the Holy See.

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Recent Documents related to Holy See

1. England Coast Path: plan of the Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy Island) stretch
12/11/2020 - Natural England
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Found: of the Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy Island) stretch Find out where work is underway

2. LA18 5EY, District Church Council of Holy Trinity, Millom: environmental permit application advertisement- EPR/QB3898EN/A001
17/04/2020 - Environment Agency
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Found: Notice LA18 5EY, District Church Council of Holy Trinity, Millom: environmental permit application

3. NG20 9RE, Parochial Church Council of Holy Cross Church: environmental permit application advertisement - EPR/TB3298EU/A001
30/03/2021 - Environment Agency
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Found: NG20 9RE, Parochial Church Council of Holy Cross Church: environmental permit application advertisement

4. MP_Expenses object (612893)
09/04/2018 - MP Expenses

Found: APPG Holy See visit from 9/4/18 to 12/4/18
APPG Holy See - hotel
Extended Travel
3 nights

5. MP_Expenses object (612859)
09/04/2018 - MP Expenses

Found: to Heathrow Airport for APPG visit to Holy See
APPG Holy See - taxis
Extended Travel
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Recent Speeches related to Holy See

1. Violence in Israel and Palestine
12/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: quickly as possible. As we enter the final days of the holy month of Ramadan, restoration of peace and security - Speech Link
2: al-Aqsa mosque have all inflamed tensions, and we now see a terrifying escalation, with Hamas rocket attacks - Speech Link
3: can practise their faith freely and openly in the holy city of Jerusalem? With that, will he ensure that - Speech Link

2. Tributes to the Speaker’s Chaplain
31/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: As people will speedily see, we move from one subject to another quite quickly, and we now come to - Speech Link
2: Queen, she is much loved by her congregation at Holy Trinity church, Dalston, and at All Saints church - Speech Link
3: facing. I know, without asking, that she then went to see them. She provided the strength, the assurance and - Speech Link

3. Israel and Gaza
20/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the importance of Jerusalem and other holy places across the Holy Land, speaking as a Muslim who has visited - Speech Link
2: faiths. Respect for the historic status quo in the holy sites in Jerusalem is also valid. Any violent action - Speech Link

4. Violence in Israel and Palestine
13/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: quickly as possible. As we enter the final days of the holy month of Ramadan, restoration of peace and security - Speech Link
2: making clear our deep concern at the violence at the holy sites in Jerusalem. I am sure that the Security - Speech Link
3: and the Foreign Secretary have said, we want to see both sides stepping back from this. The Foreign Secretary - Speech Link

5. Palestine
07/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: point about the different communities within the Holy Land; of course, the Arab Christian community is - Speech Link
2: challenges and the conflicts in the region until we see meaningful progress on the peace talks. For that - Speech Link
3: sit down and begin the negotiations so that we can see those two states living side by side in peace. - Speech Link

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9 Current APPG Officers
Edward Leigh Portrait
Edward Leigh
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gainsborough
Joined: 29th September 2015
Mike Kane Portrait
Mike Kane
Co-Chair
Labour - Wythenshawe and Sale East
Joined: 20th December 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Edward Leigh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6480.

Email: edward.leigh.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Holy See APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Holy See APPG

Former APPG Officers
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Gordon of Strathblane Portrait
Lord Gordon of Strathblane
Vice Chair
Labour - Deceased - 1 April 2020
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Conor Burns Portrait
Conor Burns
Co-Chair
Conservative - Bournemouth West
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd January 2019
Robert Flello Portrait
Robert Flello
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
John Pugh Portrait
John Pugh
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Southport
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016