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Environmental Audit Committee
Report and Government Response published.
Although the focus of the Committee’s inquiry will be on environmental issues, the Independent Anti-Slavery Commission (IASC) has produced a list of indications of exploitation at hand car washes. The Committee will also be asking the Government how it is meeting its commitments under Sustainable Development Goal 8 (‘decent work and economic growth’) in this context.
Evidence given by Dawn Frazer, Managing Director, Car Wash Advisory Services Ltd, Darryl Dixon, Director of Strategy, Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority, Tim Harrison, Deputy Director of Labour Market Enforcement, Helen Wakeham, Deputy Director of water quality, groundwater and land contamination, Environment Agency, Philip White, Head of Operational Strategy, Health and Safety ExecutiveVictoria Atkins MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, Home Office, Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Environmental Audit Committee publish Government Response to Hand car washes