International Trade and Investment APPG

First Registered: 15/02/2017 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To research and inform debate over how to best to support British exporters of all sizes, and encourage foreign direct investment into the UK. And to promote trade and enable links between parliamentarians, industry and government in the UK and abroad and work closely with trade representatives.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to International Trade and Investment

1. Department for International Trade inward investment results 2019 to 2020
10/07/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Statistics Department for International Trade inward investment results 2019 to 2020 DIT statistics

2. Trade Justice Movement - written evidence
04/07/2018 - Inquiry: UK investment policy - International Trade Committee
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Found: MovementSubmission to the International Trade Committee Inquiry on UK Investment PolicyTrade Justice Movement

3. Trade Bill
19/03/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: documentation for the creation of an independent UK international trade policy. Published 19 March

4. International Trade Secretary launches FinTech investment drive
15/06/2018 - Department for International Trade
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Found: International Trade Secretary launches FinTech investment drive - GOV.UK

5. Department for International Trade inward investment results 2019 to 2020
10/07/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Department for International Trade Inward Investment Results 2019-20 Contents DIT Official Statistics

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to International Trade and Investment

1. UK Trade and Investment Strategy
23/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered UK trade and investment strategy.It is a pleasure to serve - Speech Link
2: into place, because we hope there will be a free trade agreement in its place, but the hon. Gentleman will - Speech Link
3: Government have not been clear about what sort of trade deals, and how many, they have agreed around the - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
15/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: steel is receiving state subsidies that distort trade, so, working with our allies, we will challenge - Speech Link
2: independent. It is an independent decision. The Trade Remedies Authority has teeth and will act accordingly - Speech Link
3: relationship of equals. Is not the prospect of a trade deal with the USA pretty dead? In any case, the - Speech Link

3. Women in the Commonwealth: Trade and Investment
11/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered trade and investment opportunities for women in the Commonwealth - Speech Link
2: Commonwealth countries are more likely to trade and invest with each other than with the rest of - Speech Link

4. Trade Bill
15/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: following new Clause— “Ratification of international trade agreements and treaties (1) The Constitutional - Speech Link
2: relates to the parliamentary scrutiny process for international treaty agreements under CRaG. In view of the - Speech Link
3: the purposes of facilitating the continuation of trade with the European Union, the Secretary of State - Speech Link

5. Future International Trade Opportunities
01/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered future international trade opportunities for the UK.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: preceded the referendum was the appointment of trade envoys. That had nothing to do with Brexit, but - Speech Link
3: Department for International Trade, in co-operation with the Department for International Development, - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to International Trade and Investment
1. Trade Agreements: Investment
asked by: Gareth Thomas
17/07/2020
... which continuity trade agreements contain (a) investor protection clauses; and which of those agreements include the potential for access to a separate tribunal to resolve investment disputes; and if she will make a statement.

2. Investment and Trade
asked by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle
13/04/2021
... what steps her Department is taking to work with (a) consumers and (b) other interest groups via specific outreach in those areas and other parts of the UK.

3. Investment and Trade
asked by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle
13/04/2021
... if she will expand the remit of those hubs to widen outreach by engaging customers on trade across the UK.

4. International Trade: Trade Promotion
asked by: Gareth Thomas
16/02/2021
... which companies are delivering those contracts; how those companies were chosen to deliver those contracts; and how the performance of those companies is monitored by her Department.

5. Investment and Trade: Wales
asked by: Hywel Williams
13/04/2021
... what discussions she had with the Welsh Government prior to the announcement of a Trade and Investment Hub in Cardiff.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Craig Williams Portrait
Craig Williams
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Montgomeryshire
Joined: 4th November 2020
Lord Davies of Gower Portrait
Lord Davies of Gower
Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Beer , Future of Aviation , General Aviation
Gary Sambrook Portrait
Gary Sambrook
Vice Chair
Conservative - Birmingham, Northfield
Joined: 4th November 2020
Lord Gold Portrait
Lord Gold
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Gagan Mohindra Portrait
Gagan Mohindra
Vice Chair
Conservative - South West Hertfordshire
Joined: 4th November 2020
Chris Evans Portrait
Chris Evans
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn
Joined: 4th November 2020
Gareth Bacon Portrait
Gareth Bacon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Orpington
Joined: 4th November 2020
1 APPG Membership
Legal Aid
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Craig Williams MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: craig.williams.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Lilly Aaron, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, The Adelphi, 9-11 John Adam St, London WC2N 6AU. Tel: 07802 381 494

Email: appgiti@gmail.com

Secretariat:

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.accaglobal.com

Benefits in Kind
Date
5 Oct 2020
Source
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/10/2020 To : 04/10/2021
Value
£12,001
Date
28 Jun 2019
Source
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/06/2019 To : 27/06/2020
Value
£12,001
Date
28 Jun 2017
Source
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/06/2017 To : 27/06/2018
Value
£25,501
Date
28 Jun 2017
Source
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/06/2017 To : 28/06/2018
Value
£25,501
Date
8 Feb 2017
Source
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Description
Secretariat   From : 08/02/2017 To : 08/02/2018
Value
£19,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the International Trade and Investment APPG

Former APPG Officers
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Faisal Rashid Portrait
Faisal Rashid
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Warrington South
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Glyn Davies Portrait
Glyn Davies
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for Montgomeryshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Helen Goodman Portrait
Helen Goodman
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Bishop Auckland
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Leslie Portrait
Chris Leslie
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Nottingham East
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 20th December 2017
Douglas Chapman Portrait
Douglas Chapman
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh Portrait
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Ochil and South Perthshire
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Duke of Montrose
Vice Chair
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Chris Leslie Portrait
Chris Leslie
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Nottingham East
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Robert Jenrick Portrait
Robert Jenrick
President
Conservative - Newark
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships