Session 2014 - 15
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Notices of Amendments


given on


Wednesday 15 October 2014


Consideration of Bill


Modern Slavery Bill, As Amended


Mr David Hanson


Yvette Cooper


Diana Johnson


Phil Wilson




To move the following Clause—


“Enabling provision to enable the Gangmasters Licensing Authority to tackle


modern day slavery



The Secretary of State may by order amend section 3 of the Gangmasters


(Licensing) Act 2004 to include other areas of work where the Secretary of State


believes abuse and exploitation of workers or modern slavery or trafficking may


be taking place.



An order under subsection (1) may not be made unless a draft of the Statutory


Instrument containing it has been laid before each House of Parliament and been


approved by a resolution in each House.”


Mr David Hanson


Yvette Cooper


Diana Johnson


Phil Wilson




To move the following Clause—


“Protection from slavery from overseas domestic workers



All overseas and domestic workers, including those working for staff of


diplomatic missions, shall be entitled to—



change their employer (but not work sector) while in the United





renew their domestic worker or diplomatic domestic worker visa for a


period up to 12 months as long as they remain in employment and are


able to support themselves adequately without recourse to public funds;




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, continued



a three month temporary visa permitting them to live in the United


Kingdom for the purposes of seeking alternative employment as an


overseas domestic worker where there is evidence that the worker has


been a victim of modern slavery.”



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