Vietnam APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To conduct a dialogue with the socialist republic of Vietnam, in particular with the Vietnamese National Assembly and the Vietnamese ambassador and embassy in London, and to take an interest in the Vietnamese community in the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Vietnam

1. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Viet Nam: Free Trade Agreement
08/01/2021 - Treaty
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Found: relationship with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (“Vietnam”) is governed by the by the Free Trade Agreement

2. Vietnam: Exploring the Deep Determinants of Learning
29/05/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: questions about what Vietnam got right, how, and why and what insights Vietnam™s experiences might

3. UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: opportunities for UK businesses
21/07/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Opportunities for UK Businesses UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: The

4. Free Trade Agreement, done at London on 29 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
08/01/2021 - Treaty
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Found: Northern Ireland and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (with Exchange of Letters). Published

5. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with T to V)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Vietnam This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Vietnam

1. Major Incident in Essex
28/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Secretary had, particularly with Albania, China and Vietnam, about what is going on and what more can be done - Speech Link
2: well have come from Vietnam. If so, may I, as chair of the all-party group on Vietnam, offer my heartfelt - Speech Link
3: coming from Vietnam, and that the UK has a very strong ministerial strategic dialogue with Vietnam. Will the - Speech Link

2. South China Sea: Freedom of Navigation
03/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: stretch from Malaysia to the Philippines, and from Vietnam to the edge of Indonesia. The South China sea encompasses - Speech Link
2: and, as my hon. Friend rightly says, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei and the Philippines. All these states are - Speech Link

3. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
15/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: countries is Vietnam; when will we see the details for the rollover agreement for Vietnam so that we can - Speech Link
2: pleased to say that the agreement in principle with Vietnam was concluded last week, during the Trade Secretary’s - Speech Link

4. US Tariffs: Scotch Whisky
07/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: is known everywhere, and only two days ago in Vietnam we were having conversations about the labelling - Speech Link
2: only late last night after a visit last week to Vietnam. When I came into the office, I spoke to the chief - Speech Link
3: with the Taiwanese last week, before I went to Vietnam, and I was struck by how incredibly interested - Speech Link

5. Trade Bill (Sixth sitting)
23/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: understanding is that this would apply to the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement and the EU-Canada comprehensive - Speech Link
2: concerns in the earlier group of amendments, but Vietnam has, for example, a less than perfect record of - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Vietnam
1. Vietnam: Coronavirus
asked by: Hilary Benn
02/03/2021
... what plans the Government has to send surplus vaccine doses to Vietnam.

2. Deportation: Vietnam
asked by: Holly Lynch
26/04/2021
... whether one of the people due to be deported on the charter flight to Vietnam scheduled for 21 April 2021 has made a legal submission on the grounds of being a potential victim of trafficking; and what the outcome was of that legal submission.

3. Deportation: Vietnam
asked by: Holly Lynch
26/04/2021
... what steps she has taken to ensure that people set to be deported on the charter flight to Vietnam scheduled for 21 April 2021 have received appropriate legal advice.

4. Deportation: Vietnam
asked by: Holly Lynch
26/04/2021
... what steps her Department has taken to ensure that none of the people set to be deported via the charter flight to Vietnam scheduled for 21 April 2021 have been subjected to exploitation in the UK and have a right to remain in the UK.

5. Deportation: Vietnam
asked by: Holly Lynch
26/04/2021
... whether any of the people onboard the deportation flight to Vietnam scheduled for 21 April 2021 have been through the National Referral Mechanism.

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9 Current APPG Officers
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 31st August 2016
5 APPG Memberships
Belarus , Belize , Devolution , Kyrgyzstan , Parkrun
Lord Dholakia Portrait
Lord Dholakia
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Wayne David MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8152.

Email: davidw@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Vietnam APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Vietnam APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ian Liddell-Grainger Portrait
Ian Liddell-Grainger
Secretary
Conservative - Bridgwater and West Somerset
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Cotter Portrait
Lord Cotter
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mark Hendrick Portrait
Mark Hendrick
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Preston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
Mark Field Portrait
Mark Field
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Cities of London and Westminster
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Jim Dowd Portrait
Jim Dowd
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Lewisham West and Penge
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
George Howarth Portrait
George Howarth
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Knowsley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016