Tamils APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 22/07/2022

To promote in Parliament peace with justice and dignity for Tamils in the Island of Sri Lanka and advance their development so as to recognise their legitimate socio-political aspirations.

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10 Current APPG Officers
Elliot Colburn Portrait
Elliot Colburn
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 24th February 2020
Steve Baker Portrait
Steve Baker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wycombe
Joined: 15th June 2022
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 24th September 2020
Robert Halfon Portrait
Robert Halfon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harlow
Joined: 7th August 2020
Sarah Olney Portrait
Sarah Olney
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park
Joined: 15th June 2022
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Elliot Colburn MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 5862.

Email: elliot.colburn.mp@parliament.uk

Date
18 Jul 2018
Source
British Tamil Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2018 To : 17/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
18 Jul 2017
Source
British Tamil Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
24 Jun 2015
Source
British Tamil Forum
Description
Secretariat   From : 24/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Tamils APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jackie Doyle-Price Portrait
Jackie Doyle-Price
Vice Chair
Conservative - Thurrock
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Stephen Hammond Portrait
Stephen Hammond
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wimbledon
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
John McDonnell Portrait
John McDonnell
Vice Chair
Labour - Hayes and Harlington
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Departed: 4th May 2022
Wes Streeting Portrait
Wes Streeting
Vice Chair
Labour - Ilford North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 4th May 2022
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , British Sikhs
Dean Russell Portrait
Dean Russell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Watford
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 9th February 2022
Sam Tarry Portrait
Sam Tarry
Vice Chair
Labour - Ilford South
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Gareth Thomas Portrait
Gareth Thomas
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Harrow West
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
1 APPG Membership
Mutuals
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 7th August 2020
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 1st July 2020
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Zac Goldsmith
Vice Chair
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Joan Ryan Portrait
Joan Ryan
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Enfield North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jake Berry Portrait
Jake Berry
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Rossendale and Darwen
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Dowd Portrait
Jim Dowd
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Lewisham West and Penge
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Harrington of Watford Portrait
Lord Harrington of Watford
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships