Public Bodies: Sanctions:Written question - 389

Q
Asked by Ms Lyn Brown
(West Ham)
Asked on: 06 January 2020
Cabinet Office
Public Bodies: Sanctions
Commons
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the proposed restrictions on public institutions using their resources to support boycotts, divestment or sanctions against foreign countries or those who trade with them would prevent support of campaigns against UK trade involving firms linked with the persecution of the Uighur people in Xinjiang province, China.
A
Answered by: Oliver Dowden
Answered on: 14 January 2020

I refer the Hon. Member to the briefing notes on the Queen's Speech (p.133-134) published on 19 December 2019, which outline the Government's proposals:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/queens-speech-december-2019-background-briefing-notes

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