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UK corporate accountability coalition welcomes joint committee conclusions, calls for action

... CORE welcomes call from Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights for laws to prevent child labour and other abuses linked to British companies...

“If the Prime Minister is serious about getting tough on irresponsible behaviour in big business, then she must take action to crack down on corporate human rights abuse. The Ministry of Justice is currently considering whether the criminal law regime is a barrier to prosecuting companies for financial crime. This exercise must now be broadened out to look at liability for serious human rights abuses”, said Marilyn Croser (Director of CORE)..

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