Environmental Audit Committee

Hand car washes inquiry

Inquiry status: concluded

Report published. Awaiting Government response.

Scope of the inquiry

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.

Terms of reference:Hand car washes

Latest evidence

  • 10 Jul 2018 - Hand Car Washes - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF304 KB) HC 981 | Published 31 Jul 2018

    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

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