Switzerland APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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

2. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with S)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Switzerland This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK

3. Policy paper: Continuing the UK's trade relationship with the Swiss Confederation: parliamentary report
09/04/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: ................ 9 Trade between the UK and Switzerland ...........................................

4. Switzerland travel advice
31/10/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Switzerland travel advice - GOV.UK

5. Continuing the UK's trade relationship with the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein: parliamentary report
28/02/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: differences between the UK -Switzerland -Liechtenstein Agreement and EU -Switzerland -Liechtenstein Agreement

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Switzerland

1. 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

2. 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

3. Draft Social Security Co-ordination (Revocation of Retained Direct EU Legislation and Related Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
07/12/2020 - General Committees

1: with the EU, European economic area states and Switzerland.The current EU SSC—social security co - Speech Link

4. Professional Qualifications and Services (Amendments and Miscellaneous Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
14/09/2020 - Grand Committee

1: agreements with the EU, the three EEA EFTA states and Switzerland, which contain arrangements regarding the UK’s - Speech Link
2: in other member states and across the EEA and Switzerland. Might we have an extremely messy situation on - Speech Link
3: status of ski instructors living and working in Switzerland and in wider European countries such as Spain - Speech Link

5. Architects Act 1997 (Swiss Qualifications) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
08/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: easily register to practise across Europe and Switzerland, and allows UK practices to recruit the best - Speech Link
2: qualified by virtue of their training in the EEA and Switzerland have the opportunity to come and support our - Speech Link
3: This affects only about seven people a year in Switzerland, but it is important that we recognise that there - Speech Link

6. Reciprocal Healthcare Arrangements
17/12/2020 - Written Statements

1: able to travel to the European economic area or Switzerland after the end of the transition period, should - Speech Link

7. Social Security Co-ordination (Revocation of Retained Direct EU Legislation and Related Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
08/12/2020 - Grand Committee

1: security co-ordination with the EU, EEA states and Switzerland.The current EU social security co-ordination - Speech Link
2: in discussion with EEA and EFTA countries and Switzerland about future social security arrangements that - Speech Link
3: of a deal with the EU and/or with the EEA and Switzerland. I have repeatedly asked the Minister over the - Speech Link

8. European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (EFTA States) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
16/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: agreements with the EU, the three EEA EFTA states and Switzerland in relation to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU - Speech Link
2: that might prevent applicants from the EEA and Switzerland entering the country and the possible impact - Speech Link

9. Health Services (Cross-Border Health Care and Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
21/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: live, study, work, or travel in the EU/EEA and Switzerland, and vice versa in the UK. These arrangements - Speech Link
2: or travel in the European Union, the EEA and Switzerland—and vice versa for people whose state healthcare - Speech Link
3: live, study, work, or travel in the EU, EEA and Switzerland, and vice versa. What they get in future may - Speech Link

10. Brexit: EU Free Trade Agreements
24/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: closely aligned with the EU, such as Turkey and Switzerland; and more conventional free trade agreements - Speech Link
2: mentioned the process of signing the agreement with Switzerland. When will that free trade agreement come into - Speech Link
3: we will have a deal. I can confirm that the Switzerland agreement has been initialled; it is expected - Speech Link
4: no free trade agreements. As I have said, the Switzerland one has already been initialled and is expected - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Switzerland
1. Trade Agreements: Switzerland
asked by: Barry Gardiner
08/02/2018
... whether the 20 EU-Switzerland joint committees to oversee bilateral agreements will be replicated by UK-Switzerland joint committees.

2. 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.

3. Climate Change
asked by: Lord Mendelsohn
25/06/2019
... before that resolution was dropped.

4. Trade Agreements: Switzerland
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
28/01/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK's post-Brexit trade deal with Switzerland will allow UK firms to continue trading on the same basis as they do today.

5. Lugano Convention
asked by: Earl of Kinnoull
01/11/2018
... and (3) Iceland concerning the UK's accession to the Lugano Convention after Brexit.

Latest Questions
13 Current APPG Members
Lord Davies of Stamford Portrait
Lord Davies of Stamford
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
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 Members
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
Caroline Spelman Portrait
Caroline Spelman
Co-Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Meriden
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships