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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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Home Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Forced Labour more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many audits of supply chains have been undertaken to ensure that public bodies and publicly-funded projects are not using forced labour through their supply chains. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-08-18more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>We do not hold central information on the number of audits commissioned or auditing steps taken regarding publically funded projects, as these would be a matter for individual contracting authorities to commission.</p><p> </p><p>All suppliers are required to comply with UK law, including relevant human rights and employment rights law. Social, environmental and ethical issues are taken into account in the procurement process, where relevant and proportionate.</p><p> </p><p>In particular, EU procurement rules require contracting authorities to exclude suppliers that have been convicted of certain offences, and allow authorities to exclude suppliers for grave professional misconduct. The new EU procurement Directives, which are currently being transposed into UK law, update the mandatory exclusion offences to explicitly include offences of &quot;trafficking in human beings&quot;.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1549 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Derby more like this