Tamils APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 07/08/2020

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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.


Current Members
Name Role Party Date Joined
Elliot Colburn Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Carshalton and Wallington) 24 Feb 2020
Bob Blackman Vice Chair Conservative (Harrow East) 28 Sep 2017
Sarah Champion Vice Chair Labour (Rotherham) 7 Aug 2020
Bambos Charalambous Vice Chair Labour (Enfield, Southgate) 7 Aug 2020
Feryal Clark Vice Chair Labour (Enfield North) 7 Aug 2020
Sir Edward Davey Vice Chair Liberal Democrat (Kingston and Surbiton) 28 Sep 2017
Jackie Doyle-Price Vice Chair Conservative (Thurrock) 24 Feb 2020
Robert Halfon Vice Chair Conservative (Harlow) 7 Aug 2020
Stephen Hammond Vice Chair Conservative (Wimbledon) 7 Aug 2020
Siobhain McDonagh Vice Chair Labour (Mitcham and Morden) 30 Jul 2015
Kate Osamor Vice Chair Labour (Co-op) (Edmonton) 7 Aug 2020
Dean Russell Vice Chair Conservative (Watford) 7 Aug 2020
Wes Streeting Vice Chair Labour (Ilford North) 30 Jul 2015
Sam Tarry Vice Chair Labour (Ilford South) 7 Aug 2020
Gareth Thomas Vice Chair Labour (Co-op) (Harrow West) 7 Aug 2020
Theresa Villiers Vice Chair Conservative (Chipping Barnet) 10 Oct 2018
Tamils APPG Contact Details as of 7 Aug 2020

Registered Contact:

Elliot Colburn MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000. Email: elliot.colburn.mp@parliament.uk.

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

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Tamils APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Joined on Departed on
Paul Scully Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Sutton and Cheam) 21 Jul 2016 1 Jul 2020
Zac Goldsmith Vice Chair Conservative 5 Nov 2019 5 Nov 2019
Joan Ryan Vice Chair The Independent Group for Change (Enfield North) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
Tom Brake Vice Chair Liberal Democrat (Carshalton and Wallington) 30 Jul 2015 5 Nov 2019
James Berry Chair & Registered Contact Conservative (Rossendale and Darwen) 30 Jul 2015 2 May 2017
Jim Dowd Treasurer Labour 30 Jul 2015 12 Oct 2016
Richard Harrington Vice Chair Conservative (Watford) 30 Jul 2015 3 Jun 2016