Decision details

Modern Slavery Transparency Statement 2021-22

Reference: D494

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Communities

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Seeking Cabinet Member approval for the publication of the Councils Modern Slavery Transparency Statement 2021-22. This statement reports on the work that the Council is doing to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place within its supply chains.


The Cabinet Member for Health and Communities approves the Council’s Modern Slavery Statement for 2021-22 as set out in the report.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure the Council is compliant with the Home Office request to publish its Modern Slavery Transparency Statement for the previous financial year 2021-22.

Alternative options considered:

Alternative Option 1 - The Council could decide not to publish its Modern Slavery Statement 2021-22. However, the Home Office is encouraging all Public Bodies in England and Wales with a budget of £36m or more to proactively publish their Modern Slavery Statement.  The Home Office have suggested that they will be seeking to make this requirement mandatory over the coming months.



Publication date: 28/07/2022

Date of decision: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

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