Death Penalty APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To campaign for the abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances and to raise awareness of death penalty cases.

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 Death Penalty

1. Foreign Office statement on use of the death penalty in Sri Lanka
26/06/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Foreign Office statement on use of the death penalty in Sri Lanka - GOV.UK

2. DEATH PENALTY ASSURANCES
11/10/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: the death penalty will not be used; further notes that Ministers have confirmed that death penalty assurances

3. Motor vehicle offences: findings of guilt at all courts fixed penalty notices and written warnings: by type of offence
17/12/2020 - Department for Transport
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Found: offences: findings of guilt at all courts, fixed penalty notices and written warnings by type of offence

4. Motor vehicle offences: findings of guilt at all courts, fixed penalty notices and written warnings: by type of offence
24/06/2021 - Department for Transport
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Found: offences: findings of guilt at all courts, fixed penalty notices and written warnings by type of offence

5. Mohammed Ramadhan And Husain Moosa In Bahrain
09/07/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: overrule the death sentences of Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa, two prisoners sentenced to death on the

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Death Penalty

1. Bahrain: Prisoners Under Sentence of Death
09/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: sentenced to death following torture, and who face a hearing this Monday when their death sentences may - Speech Link
2: were convicted of terrorist charges and given the death sentence again. On 8 January, the former Minister - Speech Link
3: the death penalty is handed down again, I can assure the House that our opposition to the death penalty - Speech Link

2. Saudi Arabia: Death Penalty
26/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Shaws, A perverse and ominous enterprise: the death penalty and illegal executions in Saudi Arabia, published - Speech Link
2: United Kingdom strongly opposes the use of the death penalty in all circumstances. The former Minister of - Speech Link
3: had been an acceleration of the use of the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, including mass executions —beheadings—of - Speech Link

3. Bahrain
08/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: on 8 January, we are deeply concerned about the death sentences handed to Mohamed Ramadan and Hussain - Speech Link
2: of Cassation will decide whether to uphold the death sentences of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussain Moosa. - Speech Link
3: of Cassation on whether it will uphold the death penalty in this case remains pending. I assure the noble - Speech Link

4. Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [HL]
11/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: United States. Amendments 1, 13 and 15 relate to death penalty assurances in any such international agreement - Speech Link
2: not go far enough. It does not ensure that death penalty assurances are secured from foreign states to - Speech Link

5. Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty
11/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: long-standing policy on the death penalty has not changed. We oppose the death penalty in all circumstances - Speech Link
2: the Government marked World Day Against the Death Penalty by declaring, as the Minister has again today - Speech Link
3: evidence without seeking assurances on the death penalty in “exceptional circumstances”—[Interruption - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Death Penalty
1. Railways: Penalty Fares
asked by: John Grogan
17/01/2018
... what plans he has to change the regulations on the appeals process against the imposition of penalty fares by rail operators.

2. Railways: Penalty Fares
asked by: Anneliese Dodds
20/11/2017
... what plans he has to assess the independence of the rail penalty fares appeals service.

3. Railways: Penalty Fares
asked by: Anneliese Dodds
20/11/2017
... what recent assessment his Department has made of the management of rail penalty fares and the penalty fare appeals system.

4. Railways: Penalty Fares
asked by: Anneliese Dodds
20/11/2017
... what steps he has taken to implement his Department's policy that penalty fares appeals bodies should be independent of train operators and owning companies; and whether the ownership of the Independent Penalty Fares Appeals Service by Govia is consistent with that policy.

5. Death
asked by: John Redwood
29/10/2020
... what recent assessment he has made of the (a) number and (b) pattern of excess deaths.

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Baroness Anelay of St Johns Portrait
Baroness Anelay of St Johns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 27th January 2021
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mark Pritchard MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8494.

Email: pritchardm@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Helen Fair, Research Assistant to Baroness Stern, House of Lords, London SW1A OPW. Tel: 07824 999028

Email: fairh@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

http://appgdeathpenaltyabolition.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Jul 2019
Source
Frank Warburton Consultancy
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2019 To : 11/07/2020
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Jul 2018
Source
Frank Warburton Consultancy
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019
Value
£7,501
Date
12 Jul 2017
Source
Frank Warburton Consultancy
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 11/07/2018
Value
£3,001
Financial Benefits Received
Date
16 Sep 2019
Source
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Value
£3,120
Date
15 Nov 2017
Source
Open Society Foundation
Value
£14,795
Date
10 Apr 2015
Source
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Value
£37,465
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Open Society Fund
Value
£15,783
Former APPG Officers
Paul Monaghan Portrait
Paul Monaghan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
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: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships