Dalits APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To draw attention to the discrimination against Dalits (the former untouchables) wherever it occurs and support attempts to eliminate it.

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7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Harries of Pentregarth Portrait
Lord Harries of Pentregarth
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
3 APPG Memberships
Georgia , Religion in the Media , West Papua
Baroness Thornton Portrait
Baroness Thornton
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Deben Portrait
Lord Deben
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
1 APPG Membership
Energy Costs
Chris Bryant Portrait
Chris Bryant
Vice Chair
Labour - Rhondda
Joined: 14th July 2021
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 14th July 2021
72 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Commonwealth , Community Development in Europe , Croatia , Cycling and Walking , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Ethnic Minority Business Owners , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , London's Planning and Built Environment , Longevity , Maternity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Performing Arts Education and Training , Photography , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Race and Community , Religion in the Media , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , South Africa , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Lord Cashman Portrait
Lord Cashman
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Yasmin Qureshi MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7019.

Email: yasmin.qureshi.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Meena Varma. Tel: 07966 081 558

Email: varmam@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Dalits APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Dalits APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Cormack Portrait
Lord Cormack
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Secretary
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Lord Lester of Herne Hill Portrait
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 12 December 2018
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Secretary
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Corbyn Portrait
Jeremy Corbyn
Chair & Registered Contact
Independent - Islington North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
Lord Avebury Portrait
Lord Avebury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Deceased - 14 February 2016
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd February 2016
No other APPG Memberships