Deaths Abroad and Consular Services and Assistance APPG

First Registered: 18/07/2018 • Last updated on: 05/11/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 5th Nov 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 29th Dec 2021 and may be defunct.

To improve Foreign and Commonwealth Office consular services and assistance, including the process for bereaved families who have had loved ones murdered abroad, die abroad in suspicious circumstances, missing abroad, or in jail abroad.

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Recent Documents related to Deaths Abroad and Consular Services and Assistance

1. Consular assistance for British nationals
21/04/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: guidance around consular assistance and enshrining in law the right to consular assistance at a time when

2. FCDO privacy notice: consular services in the UK and at British embassies, high commissions and consulates overseas
30/10/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance FCDO privacy notice: consular services in the UK and at British embassies, high commissions

3. Foreign & Commonwealth Office consular data 2018
25/02/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Foreign & Commonwealth Office consular data 2018 - GOV.UK

4. Foreign & Commonwealth Office consular data 2017
25/02/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Foreign & Commonwealth Office consular data 2017 - GOV.UK

5. Foreign & Commonwealth Office consular data 2016
25/02/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Foreign & Commonwealth Office consular data 2016 - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Deaths Abroad and Consular Services and Assistance

1. Consular Support for British Citizens
09/12/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: to move,That this House regrets that the consular services provided by the Foreign, Commonwealth and - Speech Link
2: that access to justice and basic standards of assistance are dependent upon a person’s ability to pay; - Speech Link

2. Suspicious Deaths Abroad
28/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: is what brings me here today for a debate on deaths abroad in suspicious circumstances, particularly in - Speech Link
2: Edinburgh—I know first-hand how difficult the job of consular staff is. I have sat in on calls with senior officers - Speech Link
3: would be processes in place for suspicious deaths abroad yet our family had to fight every step of the - Speech Link

3. Jagtar Singh Johal
27/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: process—for unhindered legal access, unhindered consular access, and an independent medical examination - Speech Link
2: situation, but citizens across the whole of the UK and abroad—in Canada, Australia and other nations—are communicating - Speech Link
3: the Punjab. It is for any UK citizen travelling abroad to consider the support that they may be given - Speech Link

4. British Citizens Imprisoned Overseas and Coronavirus
02/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: statement on British citizens who are imprisoned abroad in countries where coronavirus is spreading rapidly - Speech Link
2: middle east.Protecting British citizens at home and abroad is a top priority for the Government, and amid - Speech Link
3: share the view that the IMS—International Military Services—debt, or any other bilateral issue, is the reason - Speech Link

5. British Nationals Imprisoned Abroad
13/03/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Discretion: The Protection of British Nationals Abroad”. The report uses the NGO’s experience of working - Speech Link
2: confessions.On 16 November, after much lobbying, British consular staff were eventually able to meet Jagtar, some - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Deaths Abroad and Consular Services and Assistance
1. Coronavirus: Deaths
asked by: David Amess
05/10/2020
... (h) 81 to 90 and (i) 91 or above years since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.

2. Deaths: Hospitals
asked by: Baroness Stroud
02/12/2020
... since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

3. Cot Deaths
asked by: Jim Shannon
17/01/2022
... what estimate he has made of the number of cot deaths in the UK in each of the last five years.

4. Weather: Deaths
asked by: Matt Western
18/01/2022
... what steps he is taking to reduce excess winter deaths in Warwickshire.

5. Coronavirus: Deaths
asked by: Lord Greaves
01/06/2020
... to the total number of deaths announced each day.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Hannah Bardell Portrait
Hannah Bardell
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Livingston
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Hugh Gaffney Portrait
Hugh Gaffney
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Stephens Portrait
Chris Stephens
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Naz Shah Portrait
Naz Shah
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford West
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Bill Grant Portrait
Bill Grant
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Vice Chair
Independent - Wakefield
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 31st July 2019
Alister Jack Portrait
Alister Jack
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dumfries and Galloway
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships

No benefits in kind are on record for the Deaths Abroad and Consular Services and Assistance APPG

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