Trafficked Britons in Syria APPG

First Registered: 02/06/2021 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To seek a resolution to the cases of people from the UK who were trafficked by Daesh, and are now detained in North East Syria.

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Recent Documents related to Trafficked Britons in Syria

1. Trafficked Britons in Syria
02/06/2021 - APPGs

Found: resolution to the cases of people from the UK who were trafficked by Daesh, and are now detained in North East

2. full research report
25/08/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
- View source

Found: Optimising identification, referral and care of trafficked people within the NHS (115/0006) May 2015

3. The British Red Cross - written evidence
16/10/2018 - Inquiry: Modern slavery - Home Affairs Committee
- View source

Found: are making the NRM unworkable for many of the trafficked people we support.Current support for people

4. Written evidence submitted by Reprieve (NBB22)
20/10/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: in the world that says " you’re trafficked unless you’re trafficked by this particular person, group

5. Evaluation of the Child Trafficking Protection Fund
29/10/2020 - Home Office
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Found: works™ in the protection, care and support of trafficked children and children at risk of trafficking

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Trafficked Britons in Syria

1. United Kingdom Resettlement Scheme
03/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: refugees are suffering. They are being abused and trafficked, are self-harming and some have taken their own - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Support and Accommodation for Asylum Seekers
29/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Taylor, those people included pregnant women, trafficked women, torture victims, family groups and vulnerable - Speech Link
2: aid, why we are the second biggest donor in the Syria region, and why we help so many people. I think - Speech Link
3: their lives, coming from war-torn countries or as trafficked women. I thank the Minister for committing to - Speech Link

3. UK Citizens Returning From Fighting Daesh
19/04/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: the Foreign Enlistment Act 1870, which prevents Britons from enlisting in a foreign army that is at war - Speech Link
2: Aiden Aslin. Two Britons and an Irishman were arrested this weekend crossing back from Syria into northern - Speech Link
3: that might be preying on naive and vulnerable Britons who, in their eyes, have decided to do the right - Speech Link

4. Calais: Refugees
02/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: distressing story of one young man who had fled from Syria and had been one of only 30 survivors in a boat - Speech Link
2: communities; yet 23% of the pre-war population of Syria were Christian, Shia, Alawite or Yazidi.The - Speech Link
3: vulnerable persons resettlement scheme of people from Syria, the leader of the council and I—I declare my interest - Speech Link

5. Unaccompanied Children
19/04/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: which my hon. Friend referred, children are being trafficked younger and younger, facing loneliness and bewilderment - Speech Link
2: results, but it is important to recognise that trafficked children have a similar profile to separated - Speech Link
3: of Christians fleeing Syria. Some 900,000 Christians have been displaced in Syria, many of them families - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Trafficked Britons in Syria
1. Syria
asked by: Jonathan Edwards
... what recent assessment he has made of the (a) political and (b) humanitarian situation in Syria.

2. Syria
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
... Stability and Security Fund and (b) Conflict Pool in 2016-2017.

3. Syria: Detainees
asked by: Lord Hylton
... citizens held in camps in north-east Syria.

4. Syria: Coronavirus
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Syrian refugee camps in Idlib; and what action they are taking to prevent a humanitarian crisis amongst the inhabitants in those camps.

5. Syria: Fires
asked by: Baroness Cox
... following forest fires in those provinces.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Mitchell Portrait
Andrew Mitchell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Sutton Coldfield
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Jay of Ewelme Portrait
Lord Jay of Ewelme
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 2nd June 2021
David Davis Portrait
David Davis
Vice Chair
Conservative - Haltemprice and Howden
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Deliberative Democracy , Future of Work
Stuart C McDonald Portrait
Stuart C McDonald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Andrew Mitchell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8516.


Public Enquiry Point:

Maya Linstrum-Newman, Reprieve, PO Box 72054, London EC3P 3BZ. Tel: 0207 533 8140


No benefits in kind are on record for the Trafficked Britons in Syria APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Trafficked Britons in Syria APPG