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Churchill Group’s Charlotte Parr Supports APPG for Cleaning Industry

Churchill Group’s Charlotte Parr Supports APPG for Cleaning Industry
28 April 2021 | Updated 29 April 2021
 

The Director of Churchill Group, one of the largest independently owned soft service providers in the UK, has been invited to join the cleaning industry's All-Party Parliamentary Group.

Parr was invited to join the APPG by the British Cleaning Council (BCC), alongside other industry experts and representatives from the BCC.

The APPG exists to promote the importance of cleaning and hygiene to everyone in the UK, a cause that Parr is passionate about.

 

Cleaning Sector Worth Over £54 billion Annually

 

The cleaning and hygiene sector is annually worth over £54 billion to the economy and employs over 1.6 million people, and is a workforce that has been central in the UK's fight against COVID-19.

The group will also work to raise public interest issues surrounding the sector. This includes the impact of immigration rules, the importance of commiting to the real living wage, and recognising operatives within the sector as key workers.

The APPG was inaugurated in February of this year and includes 70 MPs and three Members of the House of Lords, making it one of the larger APPGs.

Parr commented: “I’m honoured to have been invited to support the work of the APPG. The importance of our industry and the dedication from our cleaning and hygiene operatives must be properly recognised. I look forward to advocating on their behalf and helping the industry receive the support and recognition it merits.”

Picture: a photograph of Charlotte Parr

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 28 April 2021

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