To promote in the House of Commons for a permanent peace with justice and dignity for the Tamil people in Sri Lanka and also advance their development so as to recognise their legitimate socio-political aspirations.
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Tamils is a cross-party support group with members from both Houses of the Parliament representing the voice of their constituents and the British Tamil Community in the UK.
The APPG for Tamils was formed in 2007 to promote peace with justice and dignity for the Tamil people in Sri Lanka and advance their development, so as to recognise their legitimate socio-political aspirations. The APPG for Tamils currently has 85 cross-party members, with an executive committee to run the day-to-day activities of the group. The British Tamils Forum acts as the group’s secretariat.
The APPG for Tamils is one of the most successful cross-party support groups in the parliament. It has organised many activities, including debates, exhibitions, conferences, panel discussions and many forums in Parliament to promote peace, justice and democracy in Sri Lanka.
The structure of the APPG for Tamils
Contact the Chair of APPG for Tamils:
Parliament Office: Paul Scully MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.