Modern Slavery Bill – Lords 2nd reading – 13 Nov 2014

This briefing has been prepared on behalf of a coalition of corporate accountability, fair trade, development and anti-slavery groups who are campaigning for effective measures on supply chain transparency to be included in the Bill. The coalition strongly supports the Government’s introduction at Report Stage of a measure to address transparency in the supply chain in respect of modern slavery. However, the Bill’s amendment must be strengthened in several areas if it is to be effective.

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