Hate Crime APPG

First Registered: 31/01/2018 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To explore the challenges and impacts of all forms of hate crime and help develop and seek implementation of effective public policy to combat all forms of hate crime.

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

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4 Current APPG Officers
Sarah Owen Portrait
Sarah Owen
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Luton North
Joined: 27th January 2021
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Portrait
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th May 2022
Kirsten Oswald Portrait
Kirsten Oswald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire
Joined: 27th January 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sarah Owen MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8409.

Email: sarah.owen.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Iman Atta, Faith Matters. Tel: 020 7935 5573

Email: info@appghatecrime.org

Group's Website:


No benefits in kind are on record for the Hate Crime APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Hate Crime APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Eleanor Smith Portrait
Eleanor Smith
Labour - Former Member for Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Preet Kaur Gill Portrait
Preet Kaur Gill
Labour (Co-op) - Birmingham, Edgbaston
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
73 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 , Dalits , 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
Ruth Smeeth Portrait
Ruth Smeeth
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Football