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Department for Transport written question – answered on 12th February 2020.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 30 January 2020 to Question 7222 on Offshore Industry: Discrimination, when his Department's review of regulations on the treatment of seafarers will commence; when the terms of reference of that review will be published; and when the trade unions organising seafarer (a) Ratings and (b) Officers will be consulted.

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 were designed to harmonise legislation as well as provide full protection to the individual. We are currently considering necessary amendments to the Regulations.

As part of that review we will consider all the Regulations therein. In undertaking such a review, we will of course work with our social partners, including the relevant trade unions.

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