Decision details

Modern slavery update

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Executive Member (Resources), Councillor Peter Wilson, presented the report of Director of Governance which updates members on the actions taken by the council to combat modern slavery.


In November 2018 council approved a notice of motion regarding modern slavery.  The report set out the actions taken by the council, particularly the procurement team and highlighted that, to date, the council have not been required to report any contractors for breaches of the Modern Slavery Act.


The Executive Member (Resources), Councillor Peter Wilson proposed and the Executive Leader, Councillor Alistair Bradley seconded the unanimous Decision to note the report.

Report author: Ruth Rimmington

Publication date: 31/01/2021

Date of decision: 17/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 17/11/2020 - Council

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