Conditions of Employment:Written question - 3199

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Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)
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Asked on: 14 January 2020
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Conditions of Employment
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government has plans to diverge from the EU on employment rights after the UK leaves the EU.
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Answered by: Kelly Tolhurst
Answered on: 20 January 2020

It is a priority to make the UK the best place in the world to work. The Government has committed to protect and enhance workers’ rights after the UK leaves the EU. Workers’ rights in the UK already go above the EU minimum standards in a number of areas and as such the UK already diverges from these in a way which is positive for UK workers.

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