All Party Parliamentary Group

BritishAmerican Business supports and provides the Secretariat for the recently launched All Party Parliamentary Group for EU-US Trade & Investment, which (among its other activities) holds briefings and events to promote awareness, informed debate and support for the TTIP among Parliamentarians of all parties, and with the business community.  It is chaired by John Healey MP.

Aims

  • To provide a focus for UK Parliamentary cross-Party support for a comprehensive EU-US trade and investment agreement.
  • To contribute to greater public debate and understanding of the potential benefits of a comprehensive EU/US trade agreement to British consumers, workers and business.
  • To strengthen Parliamentary and public scrutiny of the UK Government’s action to help secure a successful investment and trade agreement, and its preparation to ensure the greatest possible gains for UK consumers, workers and business.

Activities

  • Arrange discussions, briefings and visits for UK Parliamentarians of all parties with those involved, or with an expert interest, in negotiating and implementing the EU-US investment and trade deal – business organisations, consumer groups, trade unions, regulators, academics, policy and economic analysts, civil servants.
  • Develop relations with Parliamentarians in the EU and the US involved in work connected with the trade and investment agreement, including the EU international trade (INTA) committee in the European Parliament.
  • Produce regular summary briefings, bulletins for UK Parliamentarians on key issues & developments.
  • Encourage analysis & research into the impact, opportunities and risks linked to the potential EU-US trade & investment partnership.

Group Officers & Members:

  • Chair : Rt Hon John Healey MP
  • Secretary: Guto Bebb MP
  • Treasurer: David Wayne MP
  • Vice Chairs: Lilian Greenwood MP; Nadhim Zahawi MP; Jonathan Evans MP
  • Other founding members: Rt Hon Ming Campbell; Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell; Brian Donohoe; Rt Hon John Spellar

Bulletins:

Briefs

Letters

Events

Nov 24

TTIP and the NHS and Public Services

Monday 24th of November, 2014 14:00 - 15:00
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Nearest Tube: Westminster

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Ignacio Garcia Bercero , EU Chief Negotiator
  • Dave Prentis, Unison General Secretary
Location
Committee room 14
Westminster Palace
London
Attendance Fees

If interested in attending, please register with Elisabeth Roderburg:  eroderburg@babinc.org

Nov 04

TTIP and Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Tuesday 4th of November, 2014 17:00 - 18:00
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Nearest Tube: Westminster

Confirmed Speakers Include

  • Jansen Calamita, Director of the Investment Forum at British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • Director James Zhan, Investment Division, UNCTAD), and Dr Lauge Poulsen (Oxford University

 

 

Location
Committee room 12
Westminster Palace
London
Attendance Fees

If interested in attending, please register with Elisabeth Roderburg:  eroderburg@babinc.org

Jul 14

APPG Panel Disucssion on TTIP and Agriculture, Food and Drink

Monday 14th of July, 2014 16:00 - 17:00
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Panelists description:

  • Melanie Leech, Director General, Food and Drink Federation
  • Diana Holland, Assistant General Secretary, Unite the Union
  • Martin Haworth, Deputy Director General, National Farmers’ Union
  • Sue Davies, Chief Policy Adviser, Which?

 

Location
Committee Room 18
Westminster Palace
London
Attendance Fees

If interested in attending please register with Elisabeth Roderburg:  eroderburg@babinc.org or Siwan Puw: Siwan.puw@parliament.uk

Jun 25

APPG Panel Discussion on TTIP and Pharmaceuticals

Wednesday 25th of June, 2014 15:00 - 16:00
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Panelists include:

  • Stephen Whitehead, Chief Executive, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Linda McCulloch, National Officer, Unite the Union
  • Rick Ascroft, Senior Director, Eli Lilly (tbc)
Location
Committee Room 13
Westminster Palace
London
Attendance Fees

If interested in attending, please register with Elisabeth Roderburg:  eroderburg@babinc.org or Siwan Puw Siwan.puw@parliament.uk

Jun 24

APPG Panel Discussion on TTIP and Chemicals

Tuesday 24th of June, 2014 16:30 - 17:30
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Panelists include:

  • Steve Elliott, Chief Executive, Chemical Industries Association
  • Allan Black, National Officer, GMB
  • Howard Chase, Director of Governmental Affairs, Dow Chemical Company Europe as a panelist.

 

Location
Committee Room 18
Westminster Palace
London
Attendance Fees

If interested in attending, please register with Elisabeth Roderburg:  eroderburg@babinc.org or Siwan Puw Siwan.puw@parliament.uk

Jun 04

APPG Panel Discussion on TTIP and Textiles

Wednesday 4th of June, 2014 16:00 - 17:00
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Panelists Include:

  • John Miln, CEO, UK Fashion and Textile Association
  • Bev Bambrough, Director , Community the Union
  • Nick Bannerman, Managing Director, Johnstons of Elgin
Location
Committee Room 19
Westminster Palace
London
Attendance Fees

If interested in attending, please register with Elisabeth Roderburg:  eroderburg@babinc.org or Siwan Puw Siwan.puw@parliament.uk

Feb 04

All Party Parliamentary Group for EU-US Trade & Investment Meeting on the Automotive Sector

Tuesday 4th of February, 2014 15:30 - 16:30
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The Panelists include:

  • Chief Executive Mike Hawes, The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)
  • Executive Director,   Andrew McCall, Ford of Europe
  • Chief Executive Tony Woodley, Unite

 

Location
Committee Room 16,
Westminster Palace,
London
Attendance Fees

To register, please email Siwan Puw or Elisabeth Roderburg.

Jan 08

APPG to host panel discussion on EU-US Trade & Investment

Wednesday 8th of January, 2014 17:00 - 18:00
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Nearest Tube: Westminster

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on EU-US Trade & Investment will host a Panel discussion with TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady, Director-General John Cridland of CBI, and Chief Executive Peter Vicary-Smith of Which?.

 

Location
Committee Room 15 in the Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 2PW
Attendance Fees
Interested in attending? Register with BAB TTIP Adviser: ERoderburg@babinc.org
Dec 03

APPG to host an open meeting with Canada’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom

Tuesday 3rd of December, 2013 10:00 - 11:00
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Nearest Tube: Westminster

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on EU-US Trade & Investment will host the Canadian High Commissioner, HE Mr Gordon Campbell.  The High Commissioner will speak about the newly concluded EU-Canada Trade agreement, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the potential lessons learned for the EU-US trade and investment negotiations.  

Location
Committee Room 7 in the Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 2PW ‎
Attendance Fees
Interested in attending? Register with BAB TTIP Adviser: ERoderburg@babinc.org.
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