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Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures: Negligence

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 3rd February 2020.

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Photo of Ranil Jayawardena Ranil Jayawardena Conservative, North East Hampshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of introducing a code of conduct for companies offering (a) cosmetic fillers and (b) Botox injections in relation to (i) the age verification of clients, (ii) the professional status of practitioners and (iii) a duty of care for negligent treatment.

Photo of Nadhim Zahawi Nadhim Zahawi Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The Government is committed to achieving the right regulatory balance between supporting excellent business practice and protecting workers, consumers, and the environment. I refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to him by my hon. Friend the Minister for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Patient Safety on 22 January 2020 to Question 6799.

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