Clothing: Manufacturing Industries

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 6th June 2022.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady Scottish National Party, Glasgow North

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if the Government will require fashion manufacturers operating in the UK to ensure high ethical and workplace standards for overseas garment workers.

Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady Scottish National Party, Glasgow North

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of creating a fashion watchdog to ensure that workers in overseas supply chains for fashion manufacturers operating in the UK are treated fairly and ethically.

Photo of Paul Scully Paul Scully Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (London)

The Government continues to engage with the enforcement bodies and industry partners to strengthen our understanding of levels of non-compliance across the garment trade. We will continue to review this issue and consider options to drive up standards across the sector.

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