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
24/02/2020
... what recent assessment he has made of the (a) political and (b) humanitarian situation in Syria.

2. Syria
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
07/02/2018
... Stability and Security Fund and (b) Conflict Pool in 2016-2017.

3. Syria: Detainees
asked by: Lord Hylton
02/02/2021
... citizens held in camps in north-east Syria.

4. Syria: Coronavirus
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
10/11/2020
...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
20/10/2020
... 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
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Co-Chair
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.

Email: andrew.mitchell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

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

Email: maya.linstrumnewman@reprieve.org.uk

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