Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

Home Office written question – answered on 18th September 2015.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Labour, Sheffield Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 16 July 2015 to Question 6159, if she will establish a timeframe for ratification of the Protocol to the 2014 Forced Labour Convention.

Photo of Karen Bradley Karen Bradley The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Government presented the Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention to Parliament on 6 February 2015, where it remained for 21 sitting days to allow scrutiny by both Houses. The UK is already compliant with the measures set out in the protocol and the Government will seek to ratify it shortly.

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