Transatlantic Trade APPG

First Registered: 24/11/2016 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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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.

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Recent Documents related to Transatlantic Trade

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

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

2. Encourage and support the removal of memorials that glorify the slave trade
07/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: memorials that glorify the historical and racist slave trade have no place in public space in 21st Century UK

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

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

4. Making a Difference
26/01/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Making A Difference How a UK-U.S. Free Trade Agreement will deliver for SMEs across the UK 1

5. Take down all statues honouring historical slave traders
09/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: Britain has had a pivotal role in the transatlantic slave trade. Many historical figures who have had

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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. Black History and Cultural Diversity in the Curriculum
28/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: When students learn about the transatlantic slave trade, Britain’s role is often simplified or - Speech Link
2: the information related to our role in the slave trade and colonialism. I want children in our country - Speech Link
3: understood how deeply immersed Scotland was in the trade. We had wiped the dark period from our collective - Speech Link

4. NATO Summit
16/07/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: the NATO summit in Brussels last week.Transatlantic unity has been fundamental to the protection - Speech Link
2: real sense of reality of just how shambolic any trade deal with the US Trump Administration would be? - Speech Link
3: remaining stages of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, necessitating brevity in this session, from - Speech Link

5. NATO Brussels Summit 2018
16/07/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Statement on the NATO summit in Brussels last week. Transatlantic unity has been fundamental to the protection - Speech Link
2: challenged mainstream thinking—climate change, Iran and trade, for example—the UK has found itself on the same - Speech Link
3: her Statement the Prime Minister said:“Transatlantic unity has been fundamental to the protection - Speech Link

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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
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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
1 APPG Membership
Aerospace
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