Thursday 13 January
Attendance; Baroness Ramsay, Lord Austin, Alicia Kearns MP, Feryal Clark MP, Mary Glindon MP, Sarah Atherton MP, Louie French MP, Gagan Mohindra MP, Kieran Mullan MP, Robert Halfon MP, Peter Gibson MP, Wayne David MP, Lloyd Russell Moyle MP, and Robin Millar MP. Gary Kent (Secretariat).
Apologies: Jason McCartney MP, Lord Clement-Jones
Election of Chair. Alicia Kearns was nominated by Gagan Mohindra, seconded by several MPs, and elected.
Robert Halfon was thanked deeply for all his service as the previous Chair.
Ideas for future work were discussed on human rights, the rule of law, freedom of the media, parliamentary training, migration, and engagement with Kurdish Diaspora organisations. It was agreed that Gary Kent should present a paper to the APPG at its next meeting.