Organ Trafficking: Sanctions - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:44 pm on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Lord Anderson of Swansea Lord Anderson of Swansea Labour 2:44 pm, 2nd March 2020

My Lords, the Government have had powers to make Magnitsky-style regulations—visa bans and asset freezes—since the passage of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and Sanctions and the Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018. Why the delay? It cannot be EU membership, as other EU members such as Lithuania and Latvia have Magnitsky-style regulations.