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In the House - I'll press for legislation on cosmetic procedures

Last week, I was very pleased to raise the case of my constituent, Rachael Knappier, with the Prime Minister in the House of Commons. I am sure many Mercury readers will remember Rachael’s case very well; last year she suffered a terrible injury following a botched lip filler treatment, and since then she has been campaigning brilliantly for better regulation for non-surgical cosmetic treatments.

Alberto signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Alberto signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today.

Alberto raises cosmetic surgery concerns with Prime Minister

South Leicestershire MP, Alberto Costa, has raised concerns with the Prime Minister in regard to the lack of regulation and consumer protection in the non-surgical cosmetic treatments industry, citing the case of his constituent Rachael Knappier who, last year, was accidentally administered with a Botox lip filler that required urgent medical attention.

In the House - Quiet resilience is key to EU negotiations

In these times of fraught negotiations, confidence votes and backstop discussions, I found myself thinking about the old idiom that ‘cooler heads will prevail’. I entirely understand and appreciate the discourse on both sides of the Brexit debate, and as someone who was so involved in the Scottish Independence debate in 2014, I am certainly not a stranger to the often polarising effects of referenda.

Alberto visits award winning Christmas Tree farm

Alberto Costa MP recently visited the award-winning Oakberry Trees located in Dunton Bassett in his South Leicestershire constituency to see this year’s crop of Christmas Trees.

Alberto delivers Christmas cheer to thank Postmen and women

South Leicestershire MP, Alberto Costa, visited the Swan House Delivery Office at the Meridian Business Park to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and pass on early Season’s Greetings to its dedicated, hardworking staff.