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 […]
As part of the APPG’s summer campaign to encourage MPs to support the beauty sector, Ruth Jones MP visited The Beauty Studio in Newport for a manicure. She praised her technician, Rebecca, for a “relaxing experience” in the salon. Fantastic to see!
The APPG was delighted to see our report on Botox and fillers covered in multiple national media outlets.
Today, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing (the APPG), Chaired by Carolyn Harris MP and Judith Cummins MP, publishes its final report into botox, fillers and similar aesthetic non-surgical cosmetic treatments. The MPs launched a year-long inquiry following the explosion in the popularity and availability of these treatments. They were concerned […]
During Business Oral Questions in the House of Commons this week, Co-Chair of the APPG Judith Cummins MP asked the Secretary of State for Business to speak to the Chancellor about extending the 5% VAT given to the hospitality sector to hair, beauty, spa and wellbeing services. Cummins highlighted that 41% of hair and beauty […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.