Ahmadiyya Muslim Community APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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Seeks to make all parliamentarians aware of the extensive positive work done by the Ahmadiyya community and speak up on issues of persecution and extremism that Ahmadiyya muslims face abroad and in the UK.

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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Recent Documents related to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

1. Darus Salaam Mosque, Southall
25/02/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: in Ealing Southall; congratulates the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Ealing Southall and the UK for their

2. Debate on a Motion on the Persecution of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
22/05/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: | 22 May 2018 Persecution of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Compiled by: Nigel Walker Subject specialist:

3. POLICE RAID OF THE OFFICES OF THE AHMADIYYA MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN RABWAH, PAKISTAN
14/12/2016 - Early Day Motions

Found: concern over the raid of the offices of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Rabwah, Pakistan by the Counter-Terrorism

4. JALSA SALANA 2016
05/09/2016 - Early Day Motions

Found: emphasised the core values held by the Ahmadiyya Muslim community of love for all, hatred for none; further

5. Pakistan: country policy and information notes
25/11/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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Found: ... ............................ 22 6. Ahmadiyya communi ty in Pakistan ....................

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

1. Persecution of Ahmadis
23/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: I am an Ahmadi—an Ahmadi Muslim. Ahmadis are a peace-loving community, whose motto is “Love for all - Speech Link
2: This is what I was saying: the Ahmadiyya Muslim community is an object of hate and suffers vicious - Speech Link
3: draconian measures have been inflicted on the Ahmadiyya community, including the promulgation of Ordinance - Speech Link

2. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
24/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: home to a thriving Ahmadi community, who help to make up a global community numbering millions. Let me - Speech Link
2: hon. Friend will know, we also have an Ahmadi community in Manchester. Will she allow me to put on the - Speech Link
3: bring light to the local community with their charitable work and community cohesion. I am very grateful - Speech Link

3. Sri Lanka: UNHCR Refugees
09/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Lord is right to point out the situation of the Muslim communities that were expelled under severe security - Speech Link
2: to protect the Afghanis, Pakistanis and Ahmadiyya community in Sri Lanka, but who is actually monitoring - Speech Link
3: as the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. The noble Lord will know that I am a member of that community; I have - Speech Link

4. Persecution of Religious Minorities: Pakistan
11/02/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered the persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslims and other religious minorities in Pakistan - Speech Link
2: this House has considered the persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslims and other religious minorities in Pakistan - Speech Link
3: other members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association who do so much for our community in Warwick and Leamington - Speech Link

5. International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day
25/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: comment quickly on the 5% employment quota for non-Muslim Pakistanis. It is all very well for the Government - Speech Link
2: persecution by Christians of a minority,” or, “As a Muslim, I abhor the persecution of members of other faiths—Christians - Speech Link
3: problem. On a recent visit to Kosovo—a predominantly Muslim country, but one that has freedom of religion enshrined - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
1. Ahmadiyya: Oppression
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
03/08/2020
... published on 20 July; and what steps they are taking to address the recommendations of that report.

2. Pakistan: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Jim Shannon
16/06/2020
... (b) Ihsan Ahmad and (c) Mubashir Ahmad detained in that country.

3. Pakistan: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Louise Haigh
20/03/2020
... what recent representations he has made to his Pakistani counterpart on the (a) right to vote and (b) other civil rights of the Ahmadi Muslim community in that country.

4. Pakistan: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Fleur Anderson
14/01/2021
... what representations the Government has made to the Government of Pakistan on the killing of (a) Dr Tahir Mahmood in November 2020 and (b) other Ahmadi Muslims in that country.

5. Pakistan: Ahmadiyya
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
08/12/2020
... what recent discussions he has had with his Pakistani counterpart on the (a) inclusion of Ahmadi Muslims on the single electoral list and (b) importance of universal suffrage.

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14 Current APPG Officers
Damian Hinds Portrait
Damian Hinds
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Hampshire
Joined: 8th April 2020
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Sarah Jones Portrait
Sarah Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - Croydon Central
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lord Tope Portrait
Lord Tope
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Elliot Colburn Portrait
Elliot Colburn
Vice Chair
Conservative - Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Siobhain McDonagh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4678.

Email: mcdonaghs@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

http://appg-ahmadiyyamuslim.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
19 Jul 2018
Source
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2018 To : 18/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
24 Jun 2015
Source
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 24/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community APPG

Former APPG Officers
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
Vice Chair
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Seema Malhotra Portrait
Seema Malhotra
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Feltham and Heston
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Zac Goldsmith
Vice Chair
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Margaret Ferrier Portrait
Margaret Ferrier
Vice Chair
Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017