Launch of APPG for Trade and Export Promotion

On founding the APPG, Co-Chair Lord Waverley said: "Never before has creating an inclusive & sustainable environment for trade mattered more to the prospects & prosperity of the UK. That is why in parliament we have launched the APPG for Trade & Export Promotion. As UK embarks on a new comprehensive strategy of global trade, together with ICC United Kingdom as secretariat, we will bring the voice of business organisations to the heart of the national debate. "
APPG Officers

On Monday 21st September 2020, the inaugural meeting and AGM of the APPG for Trade & Export Promotion took place via Zoom. 

It was determined that the following parliamentarians would serve as officers for 2020/21: 

  • Co-Chair - Lord Waverley [Crossbench] 
  • Co-Chair - Gary Sambrook MP [Conservative]

  • Vice Chair - Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP [Democratic Unionist Party]

  • Vice Chair - Jack Dromey MP [Labour]

  • Vice Chair - Lord Risby [Conservative]

  • Vice Chair - Baroness Mobarik CBE [Conservative] 

  • Vice Chair - Lord Mann [Non-affiliated]

  • Vice Chair - Lord Lansley CBE PC DL [Conservative]

  • Vice Chair - Lord Purvis of Tweed [Liberal Democrat]

  • Vice Chair - Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick [Non-affiliated] 

  • Vice Chair - Chris Elmore MP [Labour] 


Confirmation of the APPG's registration with the Parliamentary authorities and our entry in the Register of APPGs can be found here: