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Question HL1512: tabled on 11 February 2020 and due for answer by 25 February 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by {member id="4210" field="DisplayAs"}{/member} on 22 January (HL666), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, what plans they have to impose sanctions and use UK aid to help combat child labour in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and whether they plan to require UK companies sourcing cobalt to establish an independent verification system that would ensure that their supply chains are free from exploitation, unsafe working conditions, slavery and child labour.
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