International Freedom of Religion or Belief APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To raise awareness and profile of international Freedom of Religion or Belief (Article 18, UDHR) as a human right among UK parliamentarians, the media, government and the general public. The group also seeks to increase the effectiveness of the UK's contribution to international institutions charged with enforcing this human right.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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22 Current APPG Officers
Preet Kaur Gill Portrait
Preet Kaur Gill
Co-Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Birmingham, Edgbaston
Joined: 20th May 2020
Baroness Cox Portrait
Baroness Cox
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Singh of Wimbledon Portrait
Lord Singh of Wimbledon
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 20th May 2020
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Belgium , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Caribbean , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Luxembourg , Maldives , Media , Montserrat , New Towns , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Religion in the Media , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
George Howarth Portrait
George Howarth
Secretary
Labour - Knowsley
Joined: 20th May 2020
Jamie Stone Portrait
Jamie Stone
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Joined: 4th May 2022
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 4th May 2022
Navendu Mishra Portrait
Navendu Mishra
Vice Chair
Labour - Stockport
Joined: 4th May 2022
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Vice Chair
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 4th May 2022
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jim Shannon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7160.

Email: jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Portia Berry-Kilby, APPG for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, Room 80, Upper Committee Corridor South, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 2446

Email: portia.berrykilby@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

https://appgfreedomofreligionorbelief.org/

Date
4 Feb 2021
Source
National Public Affairs Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Description
Administrative assistance for APPG members   From : 04/02/2021 To : 31/05/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jul 2020
Source
National Public Affairs Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Description
Administrative assistance for APPG members   From : 01/07/2020 To : 04/02/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
5 Feb 2020
Source
National Public Affairs Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Description
Administrative assistance for APPG members   From : 05/02/2020 To : 31/03/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
31 Aug 2021
Source
Brigham Young University – ICLRS
Value
£19,920
Date
7 Jun 2021
Source
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Value
£2,400
Date
21 May 2021
Source
Brigham Young University London
Value
£2,400
Date
21 May 2021
Source
National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United Kingdom
Value
£2,400
Date
4 Mar 2021
Source
Bellwether International
Value
£2,400
Date
4 Mar 2021
Source
Religious Freedom Institute
Value
£2,400
Date
13 Nov 2020
Source
Coptic Orthodox Church Centre
Value
£2,400
Date
1 Nov 2020
Source
Mosaic Middle East
Value
£1,600
Date
21 Oct 2020
Source
Mankind is My Business (via Religious Freedom Institute)
Value
£73,586
Date
14 Oct 2020
Source
Humanists UK
Value
£2,400
Date
6 Oct 2020
Source
National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United Kingdom
Value
£2,400
Date
29 Sep 2020
Source
Mankind is My Business (via Religious Freedom Institute)
Value
£4,924
Date
1 Sep 2020
Source
The Buddhist Society
Value
£1,600
Date
1 Sep 2020
Source
Al-Khoei Foundation
Value
£1,600
Date
1 Sep 2020
Source
Open Doors UK and Ireland
Value
£1,600
Date
1 Sep 2020
Source
Aid to the Church in Need
Value
£1,600
Date
1 Sep 2020
Source
Release International
Value
£1,600
Date
1 Sep 2020
Source
Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK
Value
£1,600
Date
1 Sep 2020
Source
Middle East Concern
Value
£1,600
Date
26 Aug 2020
Source
Brigham Young University London
Value
£2,400
Date
30 Jul 2020
Source
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Value
£2,400
Former APPG Officers
Baroness Anelay of St Johns Portrait
Baroness Anelay of St Johns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 23rd March 2022
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Wakefield
Joined: 10th March 2021
Departed: 23rd March 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Suri Portrait
Lord Suri
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
1 APPG Membership
British Sikhs