Tibet: Conditions of Employment:Written question - 41072

(Hornsey and Wood Green)

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Asked on: 20 June 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tibet: Conditions of Employment
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will ask the International Labour Organisation to assess the adequacy of (a) native Tibetan and (b) other workers' rights in Tibet against internationally agreed standards and agreements to which the Chinese government is a signatory.
Answered by: Mr Hugo Swire
Answered on: 04 July 2016

As the Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond), told the House on 12 January 2016, Official Report, column 694, we will be raising the issue of labour activists at the next round of the UK-China Human Rights Dialogue. This will address workers’ rights across the People's Republic of China, including the Tibetan Autonomous Region. We will consult a range of relevant stakeholders ahead of that Dialogue.

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