Uyghur forced labour in Xinjiang and UK value chains



1 Introduction

The forced labour of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region of China

Our inquiry

2 The transparency of business and value chain connections to XUAR

The fashion industry

Media and technology companies


The Walt Disney Company

3 UK Government action- the next steps

Company Directors Disqualification Act

A new BEIS policy framework?

The Modern Slavery Act

Magnitsky sanctions and international cooperation

Strengthening the UK’s sanctions regime

BEIS Official Development Assistance spending in China

Conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: Terms of Reference

Appendix 2: Letters to companies

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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