Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To focus on both the ethical and environmental aspects of the fashion industry. Addressing climate change, environmental impacts, social justice, workers' rights, sustainable business models and transparency, the APPG will address the issues and impacts facing the sector with long-term and far reaching sustainable solutions.

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Recent Speeches related to Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion

1. Fashion Industry
31/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Parliament this interim report on the sustainability of the fashion industry, the 15th report of this Parliament’s - Speech Link
2: from looking at me that I was the Minister for fashion for six years and the hon. Lady will know just - Speech Link

2. Landfill: Textile Waste
04/07/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: pm to 7 pm, hosted by the APPG on Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion. I declare an interest as a trustee - Speech Link

3. Cairncross Review: Government Response
27/01/2020 - Written Statements

1: response to the independent review into the sustainability of high-quality journalism in the UK, which - Speech Link

4. Textiles and Clothing Sectors: Environmental Sustainability
22/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: about the huge environmental impact of throwaway fashion trends? In the UK, we buy more clothes per person - Speech Link
2: consumers want to do the right thing. I find fast fashion a strange concept, in so far as I am not a good - Speech Link
3: call recycling and sustainability. Should the Government not encourage the fashion industry, both retailers - Speech Link

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1: years ahead.In traditional British civil service fashion, what we have is a set of measures designed to - Speech Link
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Recent Questions related to Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion
1. Imports: Ethics
asked by: Shabana Mahmood
02/02/2021
... how often the Government reviews its guidance to key stakeholders to underline the need for vigilance against supply chain abuses; and when the next such review is planned.

2. Business: Ethics
asked by: Rachael Maskell
27/07/2021
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the Good Business Foundation's proposed Good Business Charter.

3. Imports: Ethics
asked by: Shabana Mahmood
11/01/2021
... what steps he has taken to ensure the Government does not procure (a) cotton from Xinjiang and (b) other unethically sourced products.

4. Imports: Ethics
asked by: Shabana Mahmood
13/01/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to ensure that UK businesses do not use (a) cotton from Xinjiang and (b) other unethically sourced products.

5. Business: Ethics
asked by: Sarah Champion
08/09/2020
... Commonwealth and Development Office to deliver programmes to promote integrity and transparency of businesses overseas to help tackle corruption.

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8 Current APPG Officers
Siobhan Baillie Portrait
Siobhan Baillie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stroud
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Young of Norwood Green Portrait
Lord Young of Norwood Green
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Officer
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 8th April 2020
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Dementia , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Small Island Developing States , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Catherine West MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6141.

Email: catherine.west.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Tamara Cincik, Fashion Roundtable, 7 Bell Yard, London WC2A 2JR. Tel: 07956 644 672

Email: tamara.cincik@fashionroundtable.co.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.appg.fashion/

Benefits in Kind
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
Fashion Roundtable Ltd
Description
Fashion Roundtable Ltd is paid by Hubbub Foundation Enterprise Ltd to act as the group's secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£27,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Jenkin of Kennington Portrait
Baroness Jenkin of Kennington
Treasurer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Mims Davies Portrait
Mims Davies
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Mid Sussex
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Parminter Portrait
Baroness Parminter
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Eating Disorders , Nature
Baroness Prosser Portrait
Baroness Prosser
Secretary
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Caroline Spelman Portrait
Caroline Spelman
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Meriden
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships