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Women and Equalities written question – answered on 11th February 2020.

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Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 30 January 2020 to Question 7222 Offshore Industry: Discrimination, what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on his proposed review of regulations on the treatment of seafarers.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, Minister for Women

The provisions of The Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 are a matter for the Secretary of State for Transport. Officials from the Government Equalities Office are however liaising with those in the Department for Transport on the forthcoming review.

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