Textiles and Fashion APPG

First Registered: 02/01/2019 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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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. 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

3. 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:

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

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

5. GCE subject-level conditions and requirements for design and technology
01/03/2016 - Ofqual
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Found: technology (product design) design and technology (fashion and t extiles) design and technology (design

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

1: work to promote greater reuse and recycling of textiles and action to influence consumer behaviour through - Speech Link
2: hosted by the APPG on Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion. I declare an interest as a trustee of WRAP, which - Speech Link
3: demand are lessening incentives to collect used textiles. Will the Minister say what plans the Government - 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. Slavery: Textiles
asked by: Lisa Cameron
... Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

2. Textiles: Recycling
asked by: Anthony Mangnall
... repairable and recyclable textiles.

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

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

5. Textiles: Sustainable Development
asked by: Lisa Cameron
... what steps she is taking to promote sustainable practices in the clothing and textiles industry.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Nadia Whittome Portrait
Nadia Whittome
Labour - Nottingham East
Joined: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
School Food
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
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Italy , Loan Charge , 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