Trade Justice APPG

First Registered: 13/02/2019 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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The APPG will explore how trade has a real-life impact, including how trade interacts with: food standards, farming and animal welfare; the environment and climate change; jobs and workers’ rights; sustainable development in the Global South; human rights and rule of law; digital rights and online harms; public services, health and the NHS.

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Recent Documents related to Trade Justice

1. Carol Clarke
20/01/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House congratulates fair trade champion Carol Clarke on receiving the Outstanding Achievement

2. Trade Union Facilities Time 2018/19
20/09/2019 - Civil Nuclear Constabulary
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Found: Trade Union Facilities Time 2018/19 - GOV.UK

3. Possible changes to the Upper Tribunal Rules arising from trade remedies appeals
12/06/2019 - Tribunal Procedure Committee
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Found: changes to the Upper Tribunal Rules arising from trade remedies appeals - GOV.UK

4. Trade Justice Dundee - written evidence
22/05/2018 - Inquiry: Scotland and Brexit: Trade and Foreign Investment - Scottish Affairs Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Trade Justice Dundee Written evidence submitted by Trade Justice Dundee (TFI0006)  Scottish

5. Trade with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
18/07/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: responded to the 2018 DIT public consultation on trade negotiations for accessation to the CPTPP, as part

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Trade Justice

1. Genocide: Bringing Perpetrators to Justice
27/05/2021 - Grand Committee

1: of Auschwitz—notably the International Court of Justice and, later, the International Criminal Court. It - Speech Link
2: Government would be prepared to do a bilateral trade deal with China even if it were guilty of genocide—so - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
23/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: for trade in the world. We aim to secure agreements with countries accounting for 80% of UK trade within - Speech Link
2: the negotiations with other countries to increase trade, what is she doing to make sure that farmers from - Speech Link
3: out, there are huge opportunities for farmers for trade—for example, getting lamb into the US market. The - Speech Link

3. Colombia: Human Rights
12/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: principles underpinning the UK-Andean Countries Trade Agreement and expect our partners to do the same - Speech Link
2: Minister for his reply. The UK’s 2019 continuity trade agreement with Colombia commits the UK Government - Speech Link
3: countries to their human rights commitments. The actual trade agreement is, of course, yet to be ratified by Colombia - Speech Link

4. Continuity Agreement: Kingdom of Morocco
09/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Sahara; and calls on the Government to ensure a trade agreement conforms to international law in relation - Speech Link
2: Parliament’s continuing inability to scrutinise UK trade deals in a meaningful way. As your Lordships’ House - Speech Link
3: Government intend to involve Parliament in future trade deals is the Command Paper that was produced by - Speech Link

5. Trade Bill
09/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: the message from the House of Lords on the Trade Bill, which is to be considered in accordance with the - Speech Link
2: of course plays a vital role in scrutinising our trade policy. We currently have robust scrutiny arrangements - Speech Link
3: mind—that Parliament would have an effective veto on a trade agreement through the CRaG process by continuing - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Trade Justice
1. Ministry of Justice: Trade Unions
asked by: Chris Stephens
... whether the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation has affected the right of recognised unions in his Department to bargaining information in relation to section 181 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

2. Ministry of Justice: Trade Associations
asked by: Gareth Thomas
... which regulatory functions imposed by legislation for which his Department has responsibility are currently undertaken by trade associations; and if he will make a statement.

3. Youth Justice
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
... HC 306.

4. Youth Justice
asked by: Peter Kyle
... what steps he is taking to ensure best practice Contextual Safeguarding approaches within youth justice settings.

5. Ministry of Justice: Trade Unions
asked by: Chris Ruane
... what percentage of workers employed directly by his Department belonged to a trade union in each of the last five years for which data is available.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
Kenny MacAskill Portrait
Kenny MacAskill
Vice Chair
Alba Party - East Lothian
Joined: 16th December 2020
Earl of Caithness Portrait
Earl of Caithness
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 16th December 2020
Lord Haskel Portrait
Lord Haskel
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 16th December 2020
1 APPG Membership
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 13th February 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Fleur Anderson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

David Lawrence, The Trade Justice Movement, 66 Offley Road, London SW9 0LS. Tel: 07769 665 187



The Trade Justice Movement acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
25 Nov 2020
The Trade Justice Movement
Secretariat   From : 25/11/2020 To : 24/11/2021
22 Jan 2019
The Trade Justice Movement
Secretariat   From : 22/01/2019 To : 21/01/2020

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Trade Justice APPG

Former APPG Officers
Faisal Rashid Portrait
Faisal Rashid
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Warrington South
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 13th February 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships