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21
Jul
2021

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 […]

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.