Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK APPG

First Registered: 18/07/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

Official Page

To support and take up issues raised by Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK (COSMOS UK) relating to Sri Lankan Muslims; working toward protecting their rights while promoting peaceful coexistence and thereby ushering in a strong relationship between the peoples of the UK and Sri Lanka

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.

Current Members - Contact Details - Benefits in Kind - Financial Benefits - Former Members

This content was generated for your convenience by Parallel Parliament and does not form part of the official record.
Recent Documents related to Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK

1. Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK
18/07/2018 - APPGs

Found: raised by Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK (COSMOS UK) relating to Sri Lankan Muslims; working

2. SRI LANKA, LEGACY CRIMES AND HUMAN RIGHTS
22/03/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: committed during the 27 year civil war between the Sri Lankan Government and the separatist Liberation Tigers

3. 12th anniversary of the end of the Sri Lankan civil war
18/05/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: recognises that 12 years on from the end of the Sri Lankan civil war, most alleged human rights abuses primarily

4. Sri Lanka: country policy and information notes
04/10/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration
- View source

Found: Country Policy and Information Note Sri Lanka: Tamil separatism Version 5 . 0

5. Sri Lanka: country policy and information notes
04/10/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration
- View source

Found: groups include Muslim s , Christians and Hindus . 1.2.2 Almost all Hindus in Sri Lanka are Tamils

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK

1. Sri Lanka
18/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: with concern the reports of a systematic attack in Sri Lanka on democratic governance, the rule of law and - Speech Link
2: with concern the reports of a systematic attack in Sri Lanka on democratic governance, the rule of law and - Speech Link

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

1: follows:“Following the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka there have been reports of isolated incidents - Speech Link
2: more detail about how we are able to support the Sri Lankan Government on immediate shelter for the refugees - Speech Link
3: the Security Minister made that offer to the Sri Lankan Government. I visited the high commission myself - Speech Link

3. Refugees in Sri Lanka
09/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Government of Sri Lanka regarding the safety of 1,193 UNHCR refugees in Negombo, who went to Sri Lanka fleeing - Speech Link
2: work towards a more sustainable solution, and the UK is monitoring that situation carefully, along with - Speech Link

4. Sri Lanka
12/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: the progress made by the coalition government of Sri Lanka in meeting the requirements on reconciliation - Speech Link
2: Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka in 1975 and am currently its president. I have known Sri Lanka for over 50 - Speech Link

5. Sri Lanka
24/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Affairs, with reference to the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. I repeat that this reflects - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK
1. Muslim Council of Britain
asked by: Lord Blencathra
26/03/2018
... who were the representatives from the Muslim Council of Britain who attended the most recent meeting with Home Office officials.

2. Muslim Council of Britain
asked by: Lord Blencathra
12/03/2018
... by which minister.

3. Muslim Council of Britain
asked by: Lord Blencathra
09/02/2018
... which minister approved that meeting; and what were the names of the MCB members whom officials met.

4. European Council of Imams: Muslim Brotherhood
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
29/01/2020
... launched in Paris in November 2019 and the Muslim Brotherhood.

5. Muslim Brotherhood
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
19/05/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential effect of recent developments in Turkish-Egyptian relations on the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in the (a) MENA region and (b) Europe.

Latest Questions
APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

Parallel Parliament offers the facility for APPGs to submit written content and files, which are made available through this page.

Submitters can draft and edit publications, and either release them on demand, or schedule release for a future date.

Both text content and attached files submitted through this facility is indexed by our website, and made available through both the search function and relevant e-mail alerts. Any of our users registered for an alert which matches your content, will receive a link making them aware of its publication.

If you wish to register as an authorised representative of the Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK APPG and use this facility, click below

8 Current APPG Officers
Gareth Thomas Portrait
Gareth Thomas
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Harrow West
Joined: 18th July 2018
Lord Naseby Portrait
Lord Naseby
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Mr Mohamed Liyas Abdul Wahid, COSMOS UK, 29 Beddington Grove, Wallington, Surrey SM6 8LB. Tel: 07900 958 876

Email: secretarycosmosuk@gmail.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations UK APPG