Tibet APPG

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

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To put pressure on Her Majesty's Government to encourage negotiations between the Chinese Government and representatives of the Tibetan Government in exile, whilst recognising that Tibet is an occupied country which had independent ties with Britain.

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Recent Documents related to Tibet

1. Tibet Society UK and The International Campaign for Tibet - written evidence
07/05/2019 - Inquiry: Autocracies and UK Foreign Policy - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Tibet Society UK and The International Campaign for Tibet Written evidence from the

2. 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1959 TIBETAN NATIONAL UPRISING
04/03/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: Tibetan National Uprising on 10 March 1959 in Lhasa, Tibet; notes that the uprising was met with extreme force

3. Free Tibet - written evidence
17/04/2018 - Inquiry: China and the international rules-based system - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Free Tibet Written evidence from Free Tibet / Tibet Watch (CIR0016)  Executive summary While

4. 60 YEARS IN EXILE - DALAI LAMA OF TIBET
17/07/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: House congratulates His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet on his 83rd birthday this year; acknowledge his

5. Pressure China to support the use of the Mongolian language in Southern Mongolia
11/09/2020 - Petitions

Found: China. It has been previously carried out in the Tibet and Xinjiang Uyghur in China.

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Tibet

1. China: Labour Programme in Tibet
07/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: China’s rapid expansion of the labour programme in Tibet co-published by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance - Speech Link
2: China’s rapid expansion of the labour programme in Tibet co-published by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance - Speech Link
3: the starting point. People took their eyes off Tibet, but we can see now what is happening. People did - Speech Link

2. Tibet (Reciprocal Access)
23/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: annually on restrictions on access by UK nationals to Tibet in comparison with other regions of China; to make - Speech Link

3. Point of Order
06/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: annually on restrictions on access by UK nationals to Tibet in comparison with other regions of China; to make - Speech Link

4. Mount Everest: Safety
18/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: number of permits coming from the north side—the Tibet side—has substantially collapsed between 2018 and - Speech Link

5. Hong Kong: Electoral Reforms
10/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: agreement. Furthermore, we have evidence from Xinjiang, Tibet, the Christians, the Falun Gong, the entries into - Speech Link
2: human rights abuses in Hong Kong, Xinjiang and Tibet. Today, 10 March, marks the anniversary of the 1959 - Speech Link
3: very concerned about the human rights situation in Tibet, where there are restrictions on freedom of religion - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Tibet
1. Tibet: Surveillance
asked by: Jim Shannon
01/10/2020
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the charges brought against a New York City policy officer for reportedly spying on Tibetan immigrants for the Chinese Government.

2. China: Tibet
asked by: Hywel Williams
25/03/2021
... what recent representations he has made to the Chinese Government on human rights abuses in state-run re-education camps in Tibet.

3. Tibet: Buddhism
asked by: Imran Ahmad Khan
13/04/2021
... what recent representations he has made to the Chinese Government on the persecution of Tibetan Buddhists.

4. USA: Tibet
asked by: Imran Ahmad Khan
14/04/2021
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the US Tibet Policy Support Act 2020.

5. Tibet: Human Rights
asked by: Apsana Begum
11/01/2021
... and assembly.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Chris Law Portrait
Chris Law
Co-Chair
Scottish National Party - Dundee West
Joined: 24th November 2016
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 28th September 2017
Marion Fellows Portrait
Marion Fellows
Officer
Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw
Joined: 21st November 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Tim Loughton MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4471.

Email: loughtont@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

John Jones, Free Tibet, ER82, The Link, Effra Road, London SW2 1BZ . Tel: 0207 324 4605

Email: john@freetibet.org

No benefits in kind are on record for the Tibet APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Tibet APPG

Former APPG Officers
None Portrait
Lord Steel of Aikwood
Officer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 4th November 2020
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Hoey Portrait
Baroness Hoey
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
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: 2nd May 2017
David Mackintosh Portrait
David Mackintosh
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Northampton South
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Fabian Hamilton Portrait
Fabian Hamilton
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Leeds North East
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 3rd February 2016
Lord Avebury Portrait
Lord Avebury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Deceased - 14 February 2016
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 3rd February 2016
No other APPG Memberships