News

23
Oct
2020

The APPG on Beauty, Aesthesis and Wellbeing is today supporting the British Beauty Council’s #ChopTheVAT campaign, calling on the Government to cut VAT from 20% to 5% for the hair, beauty and wellbeing industry as it has for the hospitality sector since July. It is crucial that the Government provides this to provide a much-needed […]

21
Oct
2020

On Wednesday 21st October, the APPG on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing held its fourth oral evidence session in its inquiry into non-surgical cosmetic procedures. The Group is leading an important inquiry into non-surgical cosmetic procedures to investigate how standards for undertaking such treatments, and for their promotion, should be improved to support the beauty and […]

20
Oct
2020

Speaking to the BBC, Co-Chair of the APPG on Beauty, Aesthesis and Wellbeing, Carolyn Harris MP, called on the Government to extend the VAT cut given to hospitality and tourism to the beauty sector. Back in July, the Government announced a cut VAT from 20% to 5% for the hospitality and tourism sector, and this […]

16
Oct
2020

Conservative MP for Sevenoaks and Swanley, Laura Trott, is this month introducing a Private Members Bill which would ban under 18’s from being able to receive Botox or cosmetic fillers. The Bill, entitled, the “Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill” will also require a doctor, registered medical practitioner, or a health professional to administer […]

14
Oct
2020

Speaking in an Opposition Day debate in the House of Commons, Co-Chair of the APPG on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing, Carolyn Harris MP, called for the VAT reduction for hospitality to be extended to the struggling hair, beauty and wellness sector.

30
Sep
2020

On 30th September, the APPG held a panel event on ‘Visible Differences in the Beauty Industry‘ with Changing Faces and Avon UK, to explore the experiences of the visible difference community and learn about the work Changing Faces and Avon are doing to increase the representation of people with visible differences in the beauty industry. […]

24
Sep
2020

Responding the Chancellor’s ‘Winter Economy Plan’ outlined today, Co-Chairs of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing, Carolyn Harris MP and Judith Cummins MP, said: While we welcome the Chancellor’s intentions in his Winter Economy Plan to retain jobs and support businesses, we are disappointed that a VAT reduction for hospitality and tourism […]

9
Jul
2020

Below is a template letter to send to your local MP. Please feel free to distribute this to your members, partners and colleagues. Email/letter to your local MP Your can find your local MP by typing in your postcode here: https://members.parliament.uk/FindYourMP A couple of tips: MPs should be addressed as Mr/Ms/Dr/ e.g. Mr Bloggs Include […]