Slavery

Home Office written question – answered on 1st March 2017.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what measures are in place to ensure that companies which find evidence of modern slavery within their supply chains are required to report such evidence.

Photo of Sarah Newton Sarah Newton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Government has published guidance for businesses on tackling modern slavery which sets out how businesses should report incidents of modern slavery to the relevant authorities. The guidance is available on the gov.uk website here: www.gov.uk/government/publications/transparency-in-supply-chains-a-practical-guide.

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