Influencers could be required to add disclaimer logo to edited images of their bodies

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An MP is calling for new legislation requiring social media influencers to display a warning logo on digitally altered photos.

Former GP Dr Luke Evans, now a Conservative MP for Hinckley and Bosworth, hopes to introduce the new bill to tackle the increasing numbers of eating disorders and body confidence issues.

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An estimated 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from anorexia or bulimia, and more than one million use steroids or image-enhancing drugs.