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Tradeshow Access Programme: Human Rights

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 23747, tabled on 22 January 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what formal assessments UKTI has made of potential risks to human rights of the Tradeshow Access Programme; and what guidelines or criteria were used for those assessments.

Answered on

2 February 2016

There has been no formal assessment of potential risks to human rights of the Tradeshow Access Programme. However, companies using the programme are bound by UK law and exports are made in accordance with the UK’s strict export control legislation and in respect of all relevant international treaties and obligations.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills