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Legal moves to protect migrant domestic workers

19 Feb 2015, by in Politics

The much anticipated Modern Slavery Bill is entering its final phases, with Report Stage in the Lords scheduled for next Wednesday, 25 February. However, unless the Amendment tabled by crossbencher Lord Hylton, Labour’s Baroness Royall, Conservative Baroness Hanham and the Bishop of Carlisle is passed, the UK’s legislation will continue failing to protect one particularly vulnerable group:…




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Migrant domestic workers and the Modern Slavery Bill

17 Nov 2014, by in Politics

The Modern Slavery Bill is currently passing through UK Parliament and, having been through the House of Commons, is now in the Lords. While many see the Bill as broadly positive, on the specific issue of migrant domestic workers, it contains insufficient measures to protect victims or prevent abuse and exploitation. We hope that will…




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