Decision on the 15th item on the agenda: Report of the Director-General Eighth Supplementary Report: Report of the Committee set up to examine the representation alleging non-observance by the United Kingdom of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), made under article 24 of the ILO Constitution by the trade unions UNISON, GMB and Napo
Decision on the 15th item on the agenda: Report of the Director-General
In light of the conclusions set out in paragraphs 39–51 of the report contained in document GB.325/INS/15/8 concerning the issues raised in the representation, the Governing Body:
(a) approved the report;
(b) requested the Government, in order to continue to ensure that work imposed on persons sentenced to unpaid work requirements remained within the limits of the exception to forced labour provided for in Article 2(2)(c) of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), to take into account the action requested in paragraphs 46, 49, 50 and 51 of the report;
(c) invited the Government to provide information concerning the recommendations of this Committee for examination by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations at its November–December 2016 session, when a report on the application of the Convention was next due;
(d) made this report publicly available and closed the procedure initiated by the representation.
(Document GB.325/INS/15/8, paragraph 52.)