News

17
Mar
2022

The APPG was thrilled to receive a letter from the Minister for Patient Safety, Maria Caulfield, referencing the role of the APPG and the inquiry into non-surgical cosmetic procedures in influencing the Government’s decision to implement a licensing regime for these treatments. The Minister wrote: “We welcome the important contribution of the All-Party Parliamentary Group […]

3
Mar
2022

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty and Wellbeing Reinstated for 2022 Last week, the APPG held its Annual General Meeting to reinstate the Group, re-elect its officers, and agree the work programme for the year ahead. The 2022-23 APPG list of officers is as follows: Carolyn Harris MP, Labour MP for Swansea East – Co-Chair Judith […]

1
Mar
2022

Today, we are pleased to share that the Government has announced its plans to introduce a licensing scheme in law to finally regulate aesthetic non-surgical cosmetic treatments, such as Botox and fillers. This was a central recommendation of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing’s inquiry into the subject last year. Co-Chairs of […]

7
Oct
2021

Today, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing (the APPG), Chaired by Carolyn Harris MP and Judith Cummins MP, publishes a Call to Action following its inquiry into the sector’s recovery from COVID-19. The MPs launched the inquiry following concerns from industry leaders that the sector was still struggling to bounce back […]

6
Oct
2021

As part of the APPG’s campaign to encourage MPs to support the beauty sector, Gerald Jones MP visited an NHBF salon, Hairport, in his constituency of Merthyr Tydfil. He discussed issues including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the role that salons like Hairport play on high streets and the economy.

17
Sep
2021

Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing APPG member Alex Davies-Jones MP today visited Pearce and Chapman, a local salon in the Beddeau area of her constituency, as part of the APPG’s campaign encouraging MPs to support the beauty sector. She was thrilled to meet hairstylist David and beautician Genevieve to discuss issues relating to salons and the […]

10
Sep
2021

As part of the APPG’s campaign to encourage MPs to support the beauty sector, APPG Co-Chair Judith Cummins visited an NHBF salon, Salon 57 & Jayne Taylor Aesthetics, in her constituency, Bradford South. Co-Chair Judith met with salon staff and discussed a range of issues, from skills and apprenticeships to the COVID-19 recovery. She said: […]

18
Aug
2021

As part of the APPG’s campaign to encourage MPs to support the beauty sector over summer, APPG Officer Peter Dowd visited an NHBF salon, Glam Rock Studios, in his constituency, Bootle. Peter Dowd MP met with salon staff and discussed a range of issues including the challenges of Covid-19 over the last year, issues around […]