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UK National Contact Point follow up statement after recommendations in complaint from LPHR against G4S

...Where a Final Statement includes recommendations, or where an agreement between parties provides for it, the UK NCP approaches parties at a specified date to request an update. The NCP then publishes a further statement reflecting the parties’ responses and any further conclusions of the UK NCP... The UK NCP... noted the G4S response at [the time of the final statement], and considered that it referred to the Final Statement in a selective way that was misleading... the UK NCP notes that G4S’s public response to the UK NCP’s findings and recommendations was an early opportunity to signal the seriousness of its intention to address them. It is disappointing that G4S did not take this opportunity... For the avoidance of doubt, the UK NCP re-iterates that its Final Statement found actions of G4S to be inconsistent with its obligation under Chapter IV, Paragraph 3 of the OECD Guidelines...Because G4S’s actions were inconsistent with Chapter IV, Paragraph 3, the UK NCP found them also to be inconsistent with wider general provisions of the Guidelines in regard to respecting human rights...

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