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Business: Human Rights

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 19th October 2012.

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Photo of Lisa Nandy Lisa Nandy Labour, Wigan

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will consider the work of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority as part of the Government's strategy on business and human rights.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington The Minister for Europe

In its work towards a Government strategy on business and human rights, the Government have given consideration to current UK legislation surrounding the protection of human rights, including the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 which had the objective of preventing the exploitation of workers in a specific sector of UK domestic business activity.

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