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Profile of registrant

BritishHongKong

Identification number in the register: 34896014117-20
Registration date: 04/09/10 06:17:29

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/08/13 09:06:55
The date of the last annual update was 08/08/13 09:06:55


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: BritishHongKong
Acronym:
Legal status: company limited by guarantee
Website address: http://www.britishHongKong.org.uk

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Robin Tso
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Robin Tso
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: Flat 49 12 SOUTH BRIDGE SOUTH BRIDGE
Edinburgh EH1 1DD
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone number: (+131) 4632400
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: email address: info@BritishHongKong.com

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 1.BritishHongKong is to provide sufficient information for the BN(O), in terms of its status and difficulties.

2. BritishHongKong is appealing to the UK government for a reconsideration of the whole British nationality law, whether it has reached the 21st century European standard.

3.BritishHongKong aims to educate BN(O)s what it means to be proud British – British citizenship education.

4.BritishHongKong provides assistance to all British Nationals (Overseas) in renewing passports, traveling, studying and working overseas and in the UK, and immigration issues…

5. BritishHongKong endeavour to provide all possible assistance to all BN(O)s of all ethnicities, all of whom are regarded as ethnic minorities in the UK.

6. BritishHongKong would continue seeking help and legal advice from lawyers and human rights organisations all over the UK and Europe, for the benefits of British Nationals (Overseas).
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Letter-writing--- The BritishHongKong Publication Team is organised by the Special committee for gathering ideas and drafting letters to send to all MPs and Lords of Parliament on the issue of British nationality law.

Law case studies---The BritishHongKong Research Team has been doing some law case studies on different immigration and nationality laws.

Helpline service--- Providing assistance to all British nationals in renewing passports, traveling, studying and working overseas and in the UK, and immigration issues.

The BHK forum---A place for people to discuss different aspects of British nationality law and what it means to be British-citizenship education. It currently has just over 2200 members.

Advertising and campaigning (beside letter-writing) ---BritishHongKong has been using various means, in order to inform the general public of the work of BritishHongKong, and these are:
• the BHK forum
• Official website
• Contacting the press, primarily, in both the UK and Hong Kong
• Contacting different human rights organisations for partnership or cooperation

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Culture
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 2,200
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • UNITED KINGDOM

Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants,
European Citizen Action Service,
Immigration Law Practitioners' Association,

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 04/2013
Total budget: 5,000
of which public financing: 2,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 2,000
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 3,000
- donations: 3,000
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.