Switzerland APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To promote ever better relations between British and Swiss parliamentarians and foster an ever deeper understanding of our respective countries.

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Recent Documents related to Switzerland

1. Double Taxation: UK-Switzerland (Form Switzerland-Individual)
22/10/2020 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: Double Taxation: UK-Switzerland (Form Switzerland-Individual) Use form Switzerland-Individual to apply

2. UK-Switzerland Services Mobility Agreement: benefits for the UK
04/12/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: UK-Switzerland Services Mobility Agreement The UK and Switzerland have secured a far-reaching agreement

3. Healthcare in Switzerland
05/11/2019 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Healthcare in Switzerland - GOV.UK document

4. UK-Switzerland committee documents
21/07/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Decision UK-Switzerland committee documents Decisions, documents and meeting

5. Overseas Business Risk - Switzerland
16/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Guidance Overseas Business Risk - Switzerland Information on key security and political

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Switzerland

1. Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Swiss Confederation
01/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: form or in substance, to the arrangements with Switzerland that the UK enjoys as a member of the EU. This - Speech Link

2. Services of Lawyers and Lawyer’s Practice (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
18/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: leaving the EU, the Government have signed a UK-Switzerland citizens’ rights agreement, as they have done - Speech Link
2: it occurs, will necessitate an agreement with Switzerland, which of course is not a member. Can the Minister - Speech Link

3. Draft Services of Lawyers and Lawyer’s Practice (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
12/03/2019 - General Committees

1: services in the context of our relationship with Switzerland. I will not detain the Committee long, but I - Speech Link
2: allow United Kingdom law firms to operate in Switzerland under their current structures. Some law firms - Speech Link

4. EFTA States and Switzerland: Future Relationship
20/07/2020 - Written Statements

1: states (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and Switzerland from the beginning of July.The Government have - Speech Link

5. Product Safety, Metrology and Mutual Recognition Agreement (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
07/10/2019 - General Committees

1: regard to certain goods being imported from Switzerland. That builds on the main Product Safety and Metrology - Speech Link
2: provisions for imports from the EEA to imports from Switzerland and to ensure other provisions operate effectively - Speech Link
3: chemicals and cosmetics and on the issues to do with Switzerland. On product safety, does the statutory instrument - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Switzerland
1. Switzerland: Clothing
asked by: Rupa Huq
17/05/2021
... when he last held formal discussions with his Swiss counterpart; and whether he raised the vote in Switzerland on 7 March 2021 to ban face coverings in public in those discussions.

2. Switzerland: Clothing
asked by: Rupa Huq
19/04/2021
... when he last held formal discussions with his Swiss counterpart; and whether he raised the vote in Switzerland on 7 March 2021 to ban face coverings in public in those discussions.

3. Banks: Switzerland
asked by: Dan Carden
06/07/2020
... what proportion of UK client funds held by Swiss banks at the end of 2019 were declared to HMRC by UK tax residents.

4. Immigration: Switzerland
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
24/04/2019
... what assessment he has made of the status of children who are Swiss nationals and either in care orders or are care leavers.

5. Exports: Switzerland
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
27/03/2019
... what steps he is taking to tackle the reduction in the UK exports of goods and services to Switzerland.

Latest Questions
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15 Current APPG Officers
Lord Davies of Stamford Portrait
Lord Davies of Stamford
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
3 APPG Memberships
Estonia , Germany , Romania
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 24th February 2020
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Dementia , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Chris Loder Portrait
Chris Loder
Vice Chair
Conservative - West Dorset
Joined: 21st April 2021
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate Portrait
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Rosindell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8475.

Email: andrew.rosindell.mp@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
31 Mar 2016
Source
Swiss Parliament
Description
Ski passes
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Switzerland APPG

Former APPG Officers
Caroline Spelman Portrait
Caroline Spelman
President
Conservative - Former Member for Meriden
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
8 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Beer , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Qatar , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
Caroline Spelman Portrait
Caroline Spelman
Co-Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Meriden
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships