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Business: Human Rights

Question for Home Office

UIN HL6860, tabled on 26 April 2017

To ask Her Majesty’s Government  what plans they have to introduce legislation to enable prosecution of a parent company where human rights abuses are found further down the supply chain, as recommended by the Joint Committee on Human Rights in its report Human Rights and Business 2017: Promoting responsibility and ensuring accountability published on 29 March (6th Report, HL Paper 153).

Answered on

27 April 2017

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.

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Home Office