Lord Dholakia

Lord Dholakia's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Dholakia OBE DL. His name is Navnit Dholakia, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

APPG officer roles

All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal cross-party groups that have no official status within Parliament. They are run by and for Members of the Commons and Lords, though many choose to involve individuals and organisations from outside Parliament in their administration and activities.

Officer Roles are drawn from the latest edition of the Register of APPGs. To see the latest edition of the register, go to Published Register of APPGs.

To combat antisemitism and help develop and seek implementation of effective public policy to combat antisemitism.
To foster a greater understanding of the country of Bangladesh and provide a conduit for the Bangladeshi community here in the UK.
Vice Chair
To promote the wholesomeness and enjoyment of beer and the unique role of the pub in UK society; to increase understanding of the social, cultural and historic role of brewing and pubs in the UK and their value to tourism; to broaden recognition of the contribution of brewing and pubs to employment and to the UK's economy; to promote understanding of the social responsibility exercised by the brewing and pub industries; to support the UK's brewing industry worldwide.
Vice Chair
British Gujaratis
To ensure that the economic, health, social and cultural needs of the British Gujarati community are reflected in parliament, with a particular emphasis, on health, education, and elderly care.
Vice Chair
British Hindus
To support and promote the interests of British Hindus to Parliament; to encourage political parties in the UK to actively engage with the British Hindu community; to consider campaigns and issues on behalf of British Hindus; to press for more government engagement with the Hindu community; to highlight and acknowledge the exceptional and significant contribution of the British Hindu community in all walks of life.
Vice Chair
Death Penalty
To campaign for the abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances and to raise awareness of death penalty cases.
Vice Chair
Ethnic Minority Business Owners
To bring together parliamentarians from all parties and both Houses with key players in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) businesses to promote the growth of successful BAME businesses across the UK. A key aim is to promote an inclusive national strategy of policy, support and resources to enable the growth of BAME owned businesses for the benefit of the overall UK economy.
Deputy Chair
To promote understanding and co-operation between Indian and British parliamentarians and peoples.
Vice Chair
India (Trade and Investment)
To promote trade and investment between India and the UK for the mutual betterment of their citizens, whilst building an inclusive living bridge between the two countries.
Vice Chair
To raise the profile of Jainism in the UK.
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To encourage good relations between Britain and Nepal.
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To foster closer relations with the Philippines as an important overseas partner.
Republic of Korea
To increase the understanding of British parliamentarians of Korea, its politics, policies, culture and people.
Vice Chair
Sri Lanka
To further Anglo-Sri Lankan relations.
Street Children
To raise awareness of the rights of children in street situations worldwide, and the government’s obligations to help ensure their protection. To promote good practice and ensure that children in street situations are on the government’s agenda and are part of the broader national conversation about child rights and protection.
Vice Chair
To promote understanding and relations between Britain and Taiwan.
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To conduct a dialogue with the socialist republic of Vietnam, in particular with the Vietnamese National Assembly and the Vietnamese ambassador and embassy in London, and to take an interest in the Vietnamese community in the UK.
Vice Chair
To promote the interests of the British Zoroastrian community and interest in the Zoroastrian faith both inside and outside parliament, as well as improving links with fellow Zoroastrian parliamentarians from around the world.
Vice Chair