Transatlantic Trade APPG

First Registered: 24/11/2016 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a focus for UK parliamentary cross-party support for a comprehensive transatlantic trade and investment agreement; to contribute to greater public debate and understanding of potential benefits and drawbacks for British consumers, workers and businesses; to strengthen parliamentary and public scrutiny to help secure a successful agreement.

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 Transatlantic Trade

1. Britain and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
01/08/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: August 2019 Britain and the Transatlantic Slave Trade Summary The transatlantic slave trade operated from

2. Include the Transatlantic Slave Trade in the National Curriculum
19/05/2020 - Petitions

Found: Educate students on Britain's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade, and how it impacts society today

3. Transatlantic Trade
24/11/2016 - APPGs

Found: parliamentary cross-party support for a comprehensive transatlantic trade and investment agreement; to contribute

4. Teaching about the Commonwealth, African Slave Trade and Colonialism in schools.
03/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: like an entire history module dedicated to the Transatlantic African Slave Trade, Colonialism and The British

5. National curriculum should include Britain’s role in the Atlantic Slave Trade
06/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: amended to legislate that schools cover the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its legacy within Key Stages

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Transatlantic Trade

1. USA Presidential Election
09/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: These include not only climate change but the trade talks, the Iran nuclear deal, the new strategic - Speech Link
2: skies agreement. We believe that it benefits transatlantic security by building understanding and confidence - Speech Link
3: Euro-Atlantic security and the strength of our transatlantic bond have provided peace and prosperity for - Speech Link

2. Iran Nuclear Deal
08/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: It aims at having a positive impact not only on trade and economic relations with that country but, most - Speech Link
2: foodstuffs, agricultural products, pharmaceuticals and trade in consumer goods. It is important to make progress - Speech Link
3: my entry in the register of interests: I am the trade envoy to Iran and chairman of the British Iranian - Speech Link

3. petition
26/01/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: and the United States in respect of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The petition - Speech Link

4. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
26/01/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: and the United States in respect of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The petition - Speech Link

5. Enslaved Africans: National Memorial
28/06/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: place on commemorating the victims of the transatlantic slave trade. We remain willing to work with Memorial - Speech Link
2: people who were transported during the transatlantic slave trade were not the end of the story; the United - Speech Link
3: your Lordships’ House know about the transatlantic slave trade and that many slave owners were from this - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Transatlantic Trade
1. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
asked by: Lord Greaves
10/03/2017
... and (2) the prospect of reaching agreement.

2. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
asked by: Barry Gardiner
02/03/2017
... whether the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is the UK's preferred model for a future UK-US trade agreement.

3. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
asked by: Helen Goodman
10/11/2016
... what discussions she has had with the Environment Agency on the implications for its remit of the draft Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

4. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
asked by: Helen Goodman
10/11/2016
... whether she has consulted the Office of Water Services on the implications for its remit of the draft Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

5. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
asked by: Helen Goodman
10/11/2016
... whether she has consulted the Food Standards Agency on the implications for its remit of the draft Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Secretary
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 28th September 2017
Jonathan Edwards Portrait
Jonathan Edwards
Vice Chair
Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Joined: 24th November 2016
John Healey Portrait
John Healey
Vice Chair
Labour - Wentworth and Dearne
Joined: 24th November 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Empey Portrait
Lord Empey
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Anderson of Swansea Portrait
Lord Anderson of Swansea
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

John Spellar MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 0674.

Email: john.spellar.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Transatlantic Trade APPG

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

Former APPG Officers
Mike Gapes Portrait
Mike Gapes
Vice-Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Ilford South
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Guto Bebb Portrait
Guto Bebb
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Aberconwy
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nadhim Zahawi Portrait
Nadhim Zahawi
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Stratford-on-Avon
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 18th July 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Simon Hart Portrait
Simon Hart
Secretary
Conservative - Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships