Switzerland APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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

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

3. 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

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. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Liechtenstein: Additional Agreement extending certain provisions of UK/Swiss Trade Agreement to Liechtenstein
28/02/2019 - Treaty
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Found: Ireland and the Swiss Confederation (“the UK-Switzerland-Liechtenstein Agreement” or “this 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. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Switzerland
1. 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.

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. 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.

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
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
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