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Shipping: Discrimination

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 901512, tabled on 12 March 2020

What steps he is taking to help protect seafarers from nationality-based pay discrimination.

Answered on

12 March 2020

The Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 provides protection for EEA seafarers and those from designated States. These Regulations will be reviewed later this year.

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