Antisemitism APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To combat antisemitism and help develop and seek implementation of effective public policy to combat antisemitism.

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Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Antisemitism

1. IHRA Definition of Antisemitism: Universities
06/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: encourage them to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism. In May 2019, my right hon. Friend the Member - Speech Link
2: moral duty to do everything they can to combat antisemitism and that failing to take up the IHRA definition - Speech Link
3: there is no need for a specific definition of antisemitism. Again, I disagree, with my thoughts in line - Speech Link

2. Antisemitism in Modern Society
20/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: to move,That this House has considered antisemitism in modern society.Today’s debate is timely - Speech Link
2: time in a single calendar year. The surge of antisemitism online, up 54% on 2017, is a particular area - Speech Link
3: December found that 89% of respondents felt that antisemitism had increased in their countries over the past - Speech Link
4: past and facing up to modern manifestations of antisemitism, which continues to evolve. To quote the former - Speech Link
5: State think it possible that the term “antisemitism” itself is not sufficiently understood in this country - Speech Link

3. Holocaust Memorial Day
23/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: bring an end to the scourge of antisemitism. Today, sadly, we see antisemitism on the rise once more in this - Speech Link
2: in the United Kingdom, it is a sad fact that antisemitism has spread like a virus far into UK politics - Speech Link
3: of the all-party parliamentary group against antisemitism. I agree that people should take action. We - Speech Link
4: challenge all forms of hatred, bigotry, division and antisemitism. We must reassure British Jews that they are - Speech Link
5: horrors of that era, and the need to oppose antisemitism and any form of racial or religious hatred. - Speech Link
6: Trust has suggested that the recent rises in antisemitism are not just about attitudes to Jewish people - Speech Link
7: Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They are trying to fuel modern antisemitism and trying to silence many Jews in public life - Speech Link

4. Points of Order
29/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: warnings, antisemitism is on the rise. As co-chairs of the all-party group against antisemitism, we have - Speech Link

5. Holocaust Memorial Day 2021
28/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: and pledge to fight against hatred, racism and antisemitism, wherever we see it. Last night we were all - Speech Link
2: sealed my determination to fight racism and antisemitism wherever and whenever I meet it.When - Speech Link

6. Holocaust Memorial Day
24/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: would all be completely meaningless if I ignored antisemitism in my own party. It is easy to oppose racism - Speech Link
2: hatred continue to be fanned around the world. Antisemitism remains a scourge of the modern world. Hideous - Speech Link
3: sites like Facebook and Twitter—the degree of antisemitism that we see. As we remember the holocaust today - Speech Link
4: levels. We must stand up with courage against antisemitism and racism each and every day, wherever we find - Speech Link
5: acts of genocide. That is the very essence of antisemitism. Who can say that we are not living with that - Speech Link
6: she has received from many for standing up to antisemitism, in this week. Well, I stand, and I hope we - Speech Link
7: of the all-party parliamentary group against antisemitism, the hon. Member for Bassetlaw (John Mann).I - Speech Link
8: going on recently in this country in terms of antisemitism and hate. The community wants to show that it - Speech Link

7. Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill (First sitting)
27/02/2019 - Public Bill Committees

1: subjected to but the ways in which the disease of antisemitism spreads: through lies and conspiracy, through - Speech Link
2: the other work she does in the House against antisemitism. The strength of support across parties for - Speech Link
3: or to be moved to renew their pledge to fight antisemitism and oppose the politics of racism and hatred - Speech Link
4: and to reiterate our strong commitment against antisemitism and the horrors to which it can lead. In this - Speech Link

8. Holocaust Memorial Day
23/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: people and what they actually went through.Antisemitism is not new. It has been prevalent in society - Speech Link
2: the hon. Gentleman for his work on fighting antisemitism, defending against it and ensuring that this - Speech Link
3: parts of the world have their base in hatred. Antisemitism is the virulent hatred that led inexorably to - Speech Link
4: that progress has been made on getting rid of antisemitism, on keeping a sense of proportion over Israel - Speech Link
5: more to tackle the problems and the causes of antisemitism. He also spoke about the need for proper education - Speech Link

9. Jewish Community: Contribution to the UK
13/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: 1290. Sadly, therefore, we can also date UK antisemitism from around that period. Following the expulsion - Speech Link
2: about and act against discrimination, racism, antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred, while developing their - Speech Link
3: first sign of society’s cohesion breaking down, antisemitism returns and is one of the first signs of that - Speech Link
4: remarks about the growth that we have seen in antisemitism and how I believe we need to respond to it. - Speech Link
5: does not mean that there is a need to engage in antisemitism.We then have to ask ourselves a more - Speech Link

10. Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill
08/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the clear commitment that we must never let antisemitism and racism go unchallenged, because we have - Speech Link
2: important not to allow the creeping cancer of antisemitism into our politics and communities. I support - Speech Link
3: always, and has always been, outspoken against antisemitism, and helped to highlight the work of the great - Speech Link
4: made a commitment that we will not tolerate antisemitism in any form whatsoever. I very much hope that - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Antisemitism
1. Antisemitism
asked by: Matthew Offord
27/04/2020
... for what reasons his Department has not brought forward legislative proposals to make Holocaust denial a criminal offence.

2. Antisemitism
asked by: Lord Jopling
13/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to issue guidance on how to criticise the government of Israel without being antisemitic.

3. Antisemitism
asked by: Baroness Tonge
25/02/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of any correlation between the actions of the government of Israel and antisemitic incidents in the UK.

4. Antisemitism
asked by: Imran Ahmad Khan
27/10/2020
... (b) West Yorkshire and (c) England.

5. Antisemitism
asked by: Alex Sobel
08/07/2020
... what the average length of time in days is between the report of an anti-Semitic hate crime and conviction of the offender.

Latest Questions
27 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 28th September 2017
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
Vice Chair
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Holly Mumby-Croft Portrait
Holly Mumby-Croft
Vice Chair
Conservative - Scunthorpe
Joined: 24th February 2020
Nicola Richards Portrait
Nicola Richards
Vice Chair
Conservative - West Bromwich East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Kirsten Oswald Portrait
Kirsten Oswald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Tulip Siddiq Portrait
Tulip Siddiq
Vice Chair
Labour - Hampstead and Kilburn
Joined: 30th July 2015
Wes Streeting Portrait
Wes Streeting
Vice Chair
Labour - Ilford North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Margaret Hodge Portrait
Margaret Hodge
Vice Chair
Labour - Barking
Joined: 24th February 2020
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Vice Chair
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Fracking
Lord Boswell of Aynho Portrait
Lord Boswell of Aynho
Vice-President
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Archives and History , Greece
Lord Stunell Portrait
Lord Stunell
Vice President
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 12th October 2016
3 APPG Memberships
Archaeology , Dark Skies , Infrastructure
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice-President
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Haskel Portrait
Lord Haskel
Vice-President
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
Trade Justice
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice President
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Percy MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7208.

Email: andrew.percy.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Danny Stone, Antisemitism Policy Trust, BM 5369, London WC1N 3XX. Tel: 0203 137 9340

Email: mail@antisemitism.org.uk

Secretariat:

Antisemitism Policy Trust acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.antisemitism.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.antisemitism.org.uk/the-appg

Benefits in Kind
Date
15 Jan 2020
Source
Antisemitism Policy Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 15/01/2020 To : 14/01/2021
Value
£28,501
Date
27 Jun 2019
Source
Antisemitism Policy Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/06/2019 To : 26/06/2020
Value
£34,501
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Antisemitism Policy Trust
Description
Visit to Washington and New York   From : 12/09/2018 To : 14/09/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
27 Jun 2018
Source
Antisemitism Policy Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/06/2018 To : 26/06/2019
Value
£34,501
Date
18 Mar 2018
Source
Antisemitism Policy Trust
Description
Visit to Jerusalem   From : 18/03/2018 To : 21/03/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
27 Jun 2017
Source
Antisemitism Policy Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/06/2017 To : 26/06/2018
Value
£40,501
Date
19 Mar 2017
Source
Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism Foundation
Description
Flights, hotels, ground transportation and food for visit to the Vatican, Italy   From : 19/03/2017 To : 20/03/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism Foundation
Description
Flights, hotels, ground transportation/tour guiding and food for visit to Israel and Palestinian territories and Qatar   From : 02/01/2017 To : 06/01/2017
Value
£12,001
Date
7 Sep 2016
Source
Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 07/09/2016 To : 06/09/2017
Value
£40,501
Date
7 Sep 2016
Source
Antisemitism Policy Trust (formerly called the Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism Foundation)
Description
Secretariat   From : 07/09/2016 To : 06/09/2017
Value
£40,501
Date
5 Mar 2016
Source
Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism Foundation
Description
Flights and other transport plus accommodation for visit to Berlin   From : 05/03/2016 To : 15/03/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
12 Feb 2016
Source
Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism Foundation
Description
Travel and accommodation for: visit to Germany (12-14 February 2016) and for visit to Belgium (16-17 Feb 2016)
Value
£1,501
Date
2 Jun 2015
Source
Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 02/06/2015 To : 01/06/2016
Value
£28,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Antisemitism APPG

Former APPG Officers
Guto Bebb Portrait
Guto Bebb
Chair & Registered Contact
Independent - Former Member for Aberconwy
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Luciana Berger Portrait
Luciana Berger
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Liverpool, Wavertree
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
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Masterton Portrait
Paul Masterton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for East Renfrewshire
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ellie Reeves Portrait
Ellie Reeves
Vice Chair
Labour - Lewisham West and Penge
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Italy , Loneliness , Miscarriages of Justice
Ruth Smeeth Portrait
Ruth Smeeth
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Dominic Grieve Portrait
Dominic Grieve
President
Independent - Former Member for Beaconsfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Louise Ellman Portrait
Louise Ellman
Vice-President
Independent - Former Member for Liverpool, Riverside
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Vice-President
Conservative - Wakefield
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 31st July 2019
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 6th June 2018
Robert Jenrick Portrait
Robert Jenrick
Vice Chair
Conservative - Newark
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Louise Ellman Portrait
Louise Ellman
Vice-President
Independent - Former Member for Liverpool, Riverside
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Graham Brady Portrait
Graham Brady
President
Conservative - Altrincham and Sale West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
Craig Mackinlay Portrait
Craig Mackinlay
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Thanet
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Mike Freer Portrait
Mike Freer
Vice-President
Conservative - Finchley and Golders Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Natascha Engel Portrait
Natascha Engel
Vice-President
Labour - Former Member for North East Derbyshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Eilidh Whiteford Portrait
Eilidh Whiteford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Banff and Buchan
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Vice Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Stuart Andrew Portrait
Stuart Andrew
Vice Chair
Conservative - Pudsey
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships