Human Rights and Business 2017: Promoting responsibility and ensuring accountability Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 20 July 2016 Question number

John Morrison, Chief Executive, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Marilyn Croser, Executive Director, Corporate Responsibility Coalition, and Peter Frankental, Economic Relations Programme Director, Amnesty International UK


Wednesday 7 September 2016

Daniel Blackburn, Director, International Centre for Trade Union Rights, Professor Keith Ewing, King’s College London and President of the Institute of Employment Rights, and Owen Tudor, Head of European Union and International Relations, Trade Union Congress


Wednesday 19 October 2016

Shanta Martin, Leigh Day, Richard Meeran, Leigh Day, Sue Willman, Deighton Pierce Glynn, and Ingrid Gubbay, Hausfeld LLP


Wednesday 2 November 2016

John Gbei


Wednesday 16 November 2016

Andrew Silvester, Head of Campaigns, Institute of Directors, Debbie Coulter, Head of Programmes, Ethical Trading Initiative


Wednesday 25 January 2017

Rob Billington, Group Production and Sourcing Director, Mulberry, Mike Barry, Sustainable Business Director, Marks & Spencer, Nick Beighton, Chief Executive, ASOS, Chris Grayer, Global Code of Practice Manager, Next


Wednesday 1 February 2017

David Isaac, Chair, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Margaret Beels, Chair, Gangmasters Licensing Authority, Karen Jochelson, Director, Economy and Employment programme, Equality and Human Rights Commission


Wednesday 8 February 2017

Margot James MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Chris Carr, Deputy Director Corporate Frameworks & Accountability, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Sarah Newton MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office


Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE, Minister for the Commonwealth and the UN, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rob Fenn, Head of Human Rights and Democracy Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rt Hon Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, Minister of State for Courts and Justice, Ministry of Justice, Rob Linham OBE, Acting Deputy Director, Human Rights and Devolution Policy, Ministry of Justice


4 April 2017