Magnitsky Sanctions APPG

First Registered: 25/08/2021 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To raise the profile of human rights and anti-corruption sanctions within parliament, to examine specific situations where sanctions may be appropriate, and to consider changes to the operation of the UK’s Magnitsky Sanctions legislation to improve its efficiency and impact.

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Recent Documents related to Magnitsky Sanctions

1. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime
06/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

2. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020
24/06/2021 - Grand Committee

3. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime
08/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

4. China’s Policy on its Uyghur Population
12/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

5. Belarus: Presidential Elections
24/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Magnitsky Sanctions

1. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020
24/06/2021 - Grand Committee

1: effectiveness of the Magnitsky-style sanctions issued under the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 - Speech Link
2: Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020, usually referred to as the Magnitsky Act, was welcomed - Speech Link
3: I think, for example, of the case of Sergei Magnitsky himself; one is concerned with listing not the - Speech Link

2. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime
08/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: to make a Statement on the global human rights sanctions regulations. As we forge a dynamic new vision - Speech Link
2: autonomous human rights sanctions regime, which gives us the power to impose sanctions on those involved in - Speech Link
3: reflecting the process rights contained in the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018. In practice - Speech Link

3. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime
06/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: to make a statement on the global human rights sanctions regulations. As we forge a dynamic new vision - Speech Link
2: autonomous human rights sanctions regime, which gives us the power to impose sanctions on those involved in - Speech Link

4. China’s Policy on its Uyghur Population
12/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Zayd Amjad. It asks that the Government impose sanctions on China over its treatment of Uyghur Muslims - Speech Link

5. Belarus: Presidential Elections
24/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: are willing to join the EU in adopting targeted sanctions against those responsible for the violence, the - Speech Link
2: Secretary’s efforts to work with allies to impose Magnitsky sanctions on those involved. Has he had discussion - Speech Link
3: are a party.The hon. Lady referred to sanctions, and we are consider the whole range of potential - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Magnitsky Sanctions
1. Sergei Magnitsky
asked by: Andrew Mitchell
19/10/2017
... what plans she has to communicate guidance to the National Crime Agency to recommend freezing the assets of people implicated in the Magnitsky case.

2. Sanctions
asked by: Baroness Eaton
13/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what framework they have put in place to assess the success of UK sanctions.

3. Sanctions
asked by: Owen Thompson
01/09/2020
... whether he uses the principle of command responsibility when making decisions on whether to introduce sanctions on foreign nationals.

4. Sanctions
asked by: Baroness Northover
10/03/2021
... the UK implemented while a member of the EU; and which sanctions have stopped being applied following the UK's departure from the EU.

5. Sanctions
asked by: Daniel Kawczynski
18/03/2021
... which Minister is responsible for managing and updating the list of British sanctions against individuals and companies.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Chris Bryant Portrait
Chris Bryant
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Rhondda
Joined: 25th August 2021
Iain Duncan Smith Portrait
Iain Duncan Smith
Co-Chair
Conservative - Chingford and Woodford Green
Joined: 25th August 2021
Janet Daby Portrait
Janet Daby
Vice Chair
Labour - Lewisham East
Joined: 25th August 2021
Lord Austin of Dudley Portrait
Lord Austin of Dudley
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 25th August 2021
Baroness Smith of Newnham Portrait
Baroness Smith of Newnham
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 25th August 2021
Stewart Malcolm McDonald Portrait
Stewart Malcolm McDonald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow South
Joined: 25th August 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chris Bryant MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8315.

Email: bryantc@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

REDRESS acts as the group's secretariat. https://redress.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
7 Jul 2021
Source
REDRESS
Description
REDRESS is funded by Oak Foundation and the Joffe Charitable Trust to act as the group's secretariat   From : 07/07/2021 To : 06/07/2022
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Magnitsky Sanctions APPG

Former APPG Officers
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Secretary
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 25th August 2021
Departed: 25th August 2021