Textiles and Fashion APPG

First Registered: 02/01/2019 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote the significance of the UK textile and fashion industry across the world, supporting its development as an integral part of our economy.

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Recent Documents related to Textiles and Fashion

1. MP_Financial_Information object (6224)
11/01/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: sources outside the UK Name of donor: The Global Fashion Agenda
Address of donor: Frederiksholms Kanal

2. Call for Evidence
13/11/2020 - Inquiry: Fixing fashion: follow up - Environmental Audit Committee
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Found: Call for evidence Fixing fashion: follow up The Committee is inviting written evidence on the following:

3. Public inquiry into working conditions at Leicester’s textiles factories
02/07/2020 - Petitions

Found: heritage and strong links to the fashion sector. The city has over 1000 textiles factories, supplying many high

4. MP_Expenses object (52320)
18/07/2019 - MP Expenses

Found: to and from Westminster for the APPG for Fashion and Textiles
Extended UK travel
From: London

5. Fixing fashion: follow up
06/10/2020 - Select Committee Inquiry

Found: cmenvaud/1952/report-summary.html">Fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Textiles and Fashion

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

1: an extended producer responsibility scheme for textiles. To drive the market towards durable, repairable - Speech Link
2: about the huge environmental impact of throwaway fashion trends? In the UK, we buy more clothes per person - Speech Link
3: 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

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

1: 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

3. UK Fashion Industry
13/10/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: they intend to provide to the United Kingdom fashion industry, in particular to support its work in - Speech Link
2: fully committed to supporting our world-leading fashion industry. We are operating export helplines, running - Speech Link
3: I welcome the noble Lord to his new post. The fashion industry is hugely valuable culturally and economically - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Human Trafficking
16/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: that companies—for example, those in the textiles and fashion industry—eradicate slavery from their supply - Speech Link

5. Worker Exploitation: Leicester Textile Industry
18/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: I want to focus my comments today on the fashion retailer Boohoo, which is a major part of the problem - Speech Link
2: appalling cases had been in the supply chain of fashion retailer Boohoo. The latest issues were exposed - Speech Link
3: I am afraid.The allegations of abuse in textiles manufacturing in Leicester that are the subject - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Textiles and Fashion
1. Textiles: Recycling
asked by: Anthony Mangnall
30/06/2020
... repairable and recyclable textiles.

2. Slavery: Textiles
asked by: Lisa Cameron
21/05/2020
... Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

3. Textiles: Recycling
asked by: Paul Farrelly
01/04/2019
... what assessment he has made of the level of Government support for the textile recycling industry.

4. Clothing and Textiles
asked by: Gareth Thomas
22/10/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to encourage a more circular fashion and textile industry; and if he will make a statement.

5. Textiles: Minimum Wage
asked by: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle
17/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to improve enforcement of minimum wage legislation in the garment sector in the UK.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Helen Grant Portrait
Helen Grant
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maidstone and The Weald
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6855.

Email: lisa.cameron.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Tamara Cincik, CEO Fashion Roundtable. Tel: 07956 644 572

Email: Tamara.cincik@fashionroundtable.co.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Textiles and Fashion APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Textiles and Fashion APPG

Former APPG Officers
Nadia Whittome Portrait
Nadia Whittome
Secretary
Labour - Nottingham East
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
2 APPG Memberships
School Food , United Nations Women
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Italy , Music , Social Mobility
Rushanara Ali Portrait
Rushanara Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Jo Swinson Portrait
Jo Swinson
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for East Dunbartonshire
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Emma Little Pengelly Portrait
Emma Little Pengelly
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Belfast South
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships