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Industrial Health and Safety

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th February 2017.

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Photo of Chris Elmore Chris Elmore Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the regulation of health and safety at work of the UK leaving the EU.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The government has been clear that the same protections for workers will remain in place after the United Kingdom exits the European Union as are currently in place. This includes protections for workers’ health and safety.

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