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Jewellery: Hallmarking

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 7905, tabled on 24 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the impact of the EU's decision to not recognise British hallmarking on (a) smiths and (b) jewellers.

Answered on

1 June 2022

The Department continues to work with the British Hallmarking Council, the jewellery trade, and the International Hallmarking Convention to ensure that UK-hallmarked items can be sold internationally without facing technical barriers to trade.