Holy See APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To foster friendly relations between the UK and the Holy See.

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Recent Documents related to Holy See

1. England Coast Path: plan of the Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy Island) stretch
12/11/2020 - Natural England
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Found: of the Bamburgh to the Scottish Border (including Holy Island) stretch Find out where work is underway

2. LA18 5EY, District Church Council of Holy Trinity, Millom: environmental permit application advertisement- EPR/QB3898EN/A001
17/04/2020 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Notice LA18 5EY, District Church Council of Holy Trinity, Millom: environmental permit application

3. NG20 9RE, Parochial Church Council of Holy Cross Church: environmental permit application advertisement - EPR/TB3298EU/A001
30/03/2021 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: NG20 9RE, Parochial Church Council of Holy Cross Church: environmental permit application advertisement

4. Holy See: Promoting dialogue with Judaism
11/03/2017 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Holy See: Promoting dialogue with Judaism - Case study - GOV.UK

5. Elevation of Knock Shrine to International Sanctuary of Special Eucharistic and Marian Devotion
15/04/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: Michael Neary, who initiated the petition to the Holy See for recognition of Knock as an international shrine

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Recent Speeches related to Holy See

1. Tributes to the Speaker’s Chaplain
31/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: As people will speedily see, we move from one subject to another quite quickly, and we now come to - Speech Link
2: Queen, she is much loved by her congregation at Holy Trinity church, Dalston, and at All Saints church - Speech Link
3: facing. I know, without asking, that she then went to see them. She provided the strength, the assurance and - Speech Link

2. Places of Worship: Security Funding
07/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: peaceful time of prayer and reflection. Throughout the holy month, Muslims will come together in mosques to - Speech Link
2: towards the European elections, sadly, we may well see a rise in far right activity, which may seek to mirror - Speech Link
3: and legislation will take time, but it is good to see that some social media companies are already responding - Speech Link

3. St Mary Magdalene and Holy Jesus Trust: Leasehold
01/11/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: have called this debate on the Mary Magdalene and Holy Jesus Trust to expose a situation that combines - Speech Link
2: want to be absolutely clear: the Government want to see fairness in the housing market, and that absolutely - Speech Link
3: organisations such as the St Mary Magdalene and Holy Jesus Trust. I understand that, as she set out, - Speech Link

4. Transport: Remote Island Communities in England
20/07/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: helpful briefing, including the Isle of Wight, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, Lundy and the Farne Islands - Speech Link
2: live offshore. For that reason, I would like to see government initiatives to readdress that balance - Speech Link
3: to the towns, mate, and see what they’re wearing, see what they’re eating, see what they’re sitting on - Speech Link

5. Occupied Palestinian Territories
11/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: we support a two-state settlement and we want to see that happen. We believe that a political settlement - Speech Link
2: Vatican-mandated Holy Land Coordination, as well as attending other things in the Holy Land. I shall be - Speech Link

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8 Current APPG Officers
Edward Leigh Portrait
Edward Leigh
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gainsborough
Joined: 29th September 2015
Mike Kane Portrait
Mike Kane
Co-Chair
Labour - Wythenshawe and Sale East
Joined: 20th December 2017
Baroness Hollins Portrait
Baroness Hollins
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 20th December 2017
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Edward Leigh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6480.

Email: edward.leigh.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Holy See APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Holy See APPG

Former APPG Officers
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Gordon of Strathblane Portrait
Lord Gordon of Strathblane
Vice Chair
Labour - Deceased - 1 April 2020
Joined: 20th December 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Conor Burns Portrait
Conor Burns
Co-Chair
Conservative - Bournemouth West
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd January 2019
Robert Flello Portrait
Robert Flello
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
John Pugh Portrait
John Pugh
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Southport
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016