Fiona Bruce MP Raises Issues of North Korean Labour and Broadcasting with UK Government

Fiona Bruce MP, Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, raised four questions with the the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on matters of concern in the DPRK; namely:

  • What steps the UK has taken to implement the recommendations on supporting the broadcasting of accessible information into the DPRK (UN COI, Rec. 1224).
  • What steps the UK has taken to increase the flow of impartial information into the DPRK following recommendations by the UN COI.
  • If the UK Government will propose legislation that prevents UK companies profiting from North Korean labour; and what steps the UK has taken to ensure that UK companies are compliant with international laws on human trafficking, slavery and forced labour in their contracts with North Korean companies.
  • What discussions the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has had with the UN on the report of the UN COI.

Read the full questions and answers here.