Trade out of Poverty APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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Organises seminars, inquiries, research and education campaigns to raise awareness in Parliament on removing barriers to trade and using trade as an engine for development in poor countries. The APPG aims to help developing countries achieve inclusive growth and prosperity through trade and investment.

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 Trade out of Poverty

1. Make trade union fees 100% tax deductable.
01/08/2019 - Petitions

Found: the government want to make work pay and reduce poverty then unions will have to play a part. For that

2. Global Trade Programme
19/12/2019 - Cabinet Office
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Found: chains to create jobs and prosperity, reducing poverty as a result. It also aims to increase market access

3. Fuel poverty detailed tables 2018
04/03/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Fuel Poverty StatisticsDetailed Tables2016This workbook was updated on 26th June 2018Fuel Poverty Statistics:

4. Fuel poverty detailed tables 2018
04/03/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Fuel Poverty StatisticsEngland2016 dataThis workbook was updated on 4th March 2021Fuel Poverty Statistics

5. University of York - written evidence
16/01/2019 - Inquiry: Welfare safety net - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: from the University of York (WSN0117)  UK child poverty gaps increasing[1] Jonathan Bradshaw[2] and Antonia

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Recent Speeches related to Trade out of Poverty

1. International Trade and Development Agency
12/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: to bring in a Bill to establish an International Trade and Development Agency to coordinate the development - Speech Link

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

1: beg to 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

3. Oral Answers to Questions
06/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: are exploring all options in the design of future trade policy, including how to tackle climate change. - Speech Link
2: who are interested in all these technologies. Our trade policy is focused absolutely on ensuring that our - Speech Link
3: Secretary of State has previously stated that“poverty reduction objectives are deemed to outweigh the - Speech Link

4. Global Britain
16/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: great tradition of the country that ended the slave trade and resisted totalitarianism.It is precisely - Speech Link
2: a vaccine and leading the global fight against poverty, climate change and gender inequality. We do not - Speech Link
3: would erode accountability and shift funds from poverty reduction. Let us start with the most basic question - Speech Link

5. Traidcraft and Fair Trade
18/12/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: has considered Traidcraft and the future of fair trade.It is a pleasure to open this debate under - Speech Link
2: and through specialist fair trade shops. Traidcraft has pioneered fair trade products such as wine, charcoal - Speech Link
3: the board of Twin, a fair trade organisation. I have been involved in fair trade for well over 20 years - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Trade out of Poverty
1. Poverty
asked by: Richard Burgon
02/06/2020
... what assessment his Department has made of the change in the number people earning the minimum wage who are living in poverty since 1 March 2020.

2. Poverty
asked by: Baroness Goudie
03/08/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the merger of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development on the world's poorest people.

3. Poverty
asked by: Lisa Cameron
13/07/2020
... whether she made an assessment of the potential effect on the health and well-being of people classed as living in extreme poverty of the merger of her Department with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

4. Poverty
asked by: Alex Cunningham
07/07/2020
...What fiscal steps he is taking to tackle poverty.

5. Poverty
asked by: Alex Sobel
13/02/2020
... what assessment she has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of the February 2020 Joseph Rowntree Foundation report entitled UK Poverty 2019-2020 that 56 per cent of people living in poverty were also in a working household in 2018; and if she will make a statement.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
Lord Boateng Portrait
Lord Boateng
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
1 APPG Membership
Archives and History
Lord Lilley Portrait
Lord Lilley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint Portrait
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Theo Clarke MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 01785 245444.

Email: theo.clarke.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Celina Digebjerg, Saana Consulting Ltd, Unit 23, Lillyhall Business Centre, Workington, Cumbria CA14 4HA. Tel: 07521 193 371

Email: celina@saana.com

Secretariat:

Saana Consulting Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.saana.com/

Group's Website:

http://www.saana.com/saana-institute/all-party-parliamentary-group-on-trade-out-of-poverty-appg-top/

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Saana Consulting Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
28 Jan 2021
Source
Saana Consulting Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2021 To : 27/01/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
Saana Consulting Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£13,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Saana Consulting
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£21,001
Date
1 Sep 2015
Source
Saana Consulting
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/09/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£21,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Trade out of Poverty APPG

Former APPG Officers
Greg Hands Portrait
Greg Hands
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Chelsea and Fulham
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
3 APPG Memberships
France , Germany , Nutrition for Growth
Hilary Benn Portrait
Hilary Benn
Officer
Labour - Leeds Central
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
None Portrait
Lord Borwick
Officer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
James Cleverly Portrait
James Cleverly
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Braintree
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 8th May 2019
1 APPG Membership
Showing Racism the Red Card
Sarah Champion Portrait
Sarah Champion
Co-Chair
Labour - Rotherham
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 2nd January 2019
Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick Portrait
Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd January 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Media Literacy , Mentoring
None Portrait
Mr Peter Lilley
Chair & Registered Contact
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Robin Walker Portrait
Robin Walker
Secretary
Conservative - Worcester
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships