Member of Parliament; Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief
Fiona Bruce was appointed as the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief in December 2020. She became member of Parliament for Congleton in 2010. Previous to that, she practiced as a solicitor, setting up her own business, the law firm Fiona Bruce & Co LLP, based in Cheshire. In Parliament, Bruce has focused on championing individual freedoms and human rights, both in the United Kingdom and abroad, including the right to freedom of religion or belief. She served on the International Development Select Committee for four years and chaired the Parliamentary subcommittee overseeing the Independent Commission on Aid Inspections. She was also a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights for five years. Bruce now serves as cochair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for North Korea and vice chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Freedom of Religion or Belief.