Extraordinary Rendition APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To examine extraordinary rendition and related issues, in response to allegations of British involvement in the extraordinary rendition programme.

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Recent Documents related to Extraordinary Rendition

1. UK involvement with detainees in overseas counter-terrorism operations
24/09/2019 - National security and intelligence
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Found: degrading treatment (fiCIDTfl), or extraordinary rendition. In no circumstance will UK personnel ever take

2. UK involvement with detainees in overseas counter-terrorism operations
18/07/2019 - Cabinet Office
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Found: degrading treatment (fiCIDTfl), or extraordinary rendition. In no circumstance will UK personnel ever take

3. Report of the Detainee Inquiry
24/09/2019 - Cabinet Office
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Found: Interrogation and treatment issues 22Chapter 4. Rendition 30Chapter 5. Guidance and training 44Chapter 6

4. EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION
31/01/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: include kidnapping, torture and extraordinary rendition; notes that these aircraft refuelled at Scottish

5. Government response to Intelligence and Security Committee detainee reports
22/11/2018 - National security and intelligence
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Found: Security Committee’s 2018 Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition Reports. Published 22 November 2018

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Extraordinary Rendition

1. Detainee Issues
18/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the Government’s approach to the detention and rendition of detainees overseas. Our policy on this issue - Speech Link
2: of the historical allegations of torture and rendition lie the stories of dozens of victims of this abuse - Speech Link
3: many more. Then there is complicity in illegal rendition, secret imprisonment and disappearance. It is - Speech Link

2. Belhaj and Boudchar: Litigation Update
10/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: were complicit in their abduction, detention and rendition to Libya in 2004 and for the treatment that they - Speech Link
2: the United States for the purposes of extraordinary rendition. In answer to a Written Question from my - Speech Link

3. Detainee Mistreatment: Judge-led Inquiry
15/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: judge-led inquiry into detainee mistreatment and rendition that the former Government promised in 2012. - Speech Link
2: “Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition: 2001-2010” and “Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition: Current Issues”.In - Speech Link
3: police inquiry into the further revelations of rendition to Colonel Gaddafi in Libya. After that, the resumption - Speech Link

4. Detainees
18/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the Government’s approach to the detention and rendition of detainees overseas. Our policy on this issue - Speech Link
2: historical allegations in relation to torture and rendition dating back two decades and about the operation - Speech Link
3: recommended, including specific reference to extraordinary rendition alongside torture and cruel, inhuman and - Speech Link

5. Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition
16/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition: 2001-2010 and Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition: Current Issues.In - Speech Link
2: but very belated. It is 17 years since the US rendition and torture in which the UK colluded began, and - Speech Link
3: of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition. Can I probe my noble friend a little further - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Extraordinary Rendition
1. Rendition
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
12/02/2020
... what representations he has received from Police Scotland for him to hold discussions with his counterpart in the US Administration on the investigation into alleged use of Scottish Airports for rendition flights.

2. Rendition
asked by: Alistair Carmichael
11/06/2018
... if he will publish the written defences presented by the Government in the cases of both the al Saadi family and Abdul Hakim Belhaj and Fatima Boudchar.

3. Rendition
asked by: Alistair Carmichael
11/06/2018
... column 936.

4. Rendition
asked by: Alistair Carmichael
11/06/2018
... what the legal fees incurred by the Government were in the Belhaj rendition case from (a) the initiation of the claim until the commencement of legal proceedings and (b) the commencement of the resolution process until the final agreement resolving the case.

5. Rendition
asked by: Alistair Carmichael
11/06/2018
... how much was paid from the public purse to the al Saadi family in compensation for rendition and torture.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Tyrie Portrait
Lord Tyrie
Co-Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 2nd January 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Financial Markets and Services , Music
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts Portrait
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts
Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Lord Tyler Portrait
Lord Tyler
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Baroness Ludford Portrait
Baroness Ludford
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Stephen Timms MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4000.

Email: timmss@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Alexandra Smidman, Office of Lord Tyrie, House of Lords

Email: smidmana@parliament.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.extraordinaryrendition.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Jan 2020
Source
Hogan Lovells LLP
Description
Legal services   From : 01/01/2020 To : 07/08/2020
Value
£40,501
Date
1 Sep 2018
Source
Hogan Lovells LLP
Description
Legal services   From : 01/09/2018 To : 31/08/2019
Value
£141,001
Date
1 Sep 2015
Source
Hogan Lovells LLP
Description
Pro bono legal advice   From : 01/09/2015 To : 31/08/2016
Value
£127,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Hogan Lovells LLP
Description
Pro bono legal advice   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£231,001
Financial Benefits Received
Date
1 Jul 2019
Source
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
Value
£6,487
Date
3 Apr 2019
Source
Andrew Wainwright Reform Trust
Value
£3,000
Date
1 Apr 2019
Source
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
Value
£6,487
Date
2 Jan 2019
Source
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
Value
£6,488
Date
15 Oct 2018
Source
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
Value
£6,487
Date
15 Oct 2018
Source
Joseph Rowntree Reform Turst Ltd
Value
£6,487
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
JRRT LTd
Value
£6,750
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
JRSST Charitable Trust
Value
£4,500
Date
1 Feb 2017
Source
JRRT Ltd
Value
£6,750
Date
1 Feb 2017
Source
JRSST Charitable Trust
Value
£4,500
Date
9 Nov 2016
Source
JRRT Ltd
Value
£6,650
Date
9 Nov 2016
Source
JRSST Charitable Trust
Value
£4,500
Date
8 Aug 2016
Source
Andrew Wainwright Reform Trust
Value
£4,000
Date
8 Aug 2016
Source
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
Value
£6,750
Date
8 Aug 2016
Source
JRSST Charitable Trust
Value
£4,500
Date
3 Jun 2016
Source
Oak Foundation
Value
£10,046
Date
1 Jun 2016
Source
Persula Foundation
Value
£5,000
Date
6 Jan 2015
Source
Mr Stuart Wheeler
Value
£5,000
Former APPG Officers
Lord Clarke of Nottingham Portrait
Lord Clarke of Nottingham
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Kelvin Hopkins Portrait
Kelvin Hopkins
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Luton North
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Mr Andrew Tyrie
Chair & Registered Contact
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017