Religious Freedom

Fiona Bruce was appointed as the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief in December 2020. 

The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief:

  • brings together UK efforts to promote religious tolerance abroad, and works on how the UK government can protect and promote this fundamental freedom internationally
  • works with the members of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance to raise awareness of cases of particular concern, advocating for the rights of people worldwide who are discriminated against or persecuted for their faith or belief
  • supports implementing the Bishop of Truro’s recommendations on Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) support for persecuted Christians around the world

The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy undertakes these activities on behalf of, and reports to, the Prime Minister.

Follow Fiona's Special Envoy Twitter account here


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IRFBA Declaration of Principles 177.48 KB
Bishop of Truro's Independent Review 2.92 MB


Fiona meets Algerian Ambassador to the UK

"It was good to meet Ambassador Lounès Magramane to discuss issues relating to freedom of religion or belief following the International Ministerial Conference on freedom of religion or belief, held in London, on 5-6 July 2022." - Fiona Bruce MP

Fiona welcomes publication of Indepedent Review on the Truro Review

"Sincere thanks to expert assessors Sir Malcolm Evans, Prof Nazila Ghanea, Dr Ahmad Shaheed for their incisive Independent Review, released today, of work to date on the Truro Review. Welcome & accept their recommendations to advance this important work." - Fiona Bruce MP