Decision details

Modern Slavery Transparency Statement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Currently local authorities are not required to provide a statement under S54 of the Modern Slavery Act (not in-scope). Government and LGA have advised that there will be legislative change which will bring local authorities in scope of S54 therefore ahead of any change, local authorities have been asked to ensure that they have a transparency statement and register it on the Governments Modern Slavery Statement Register before 30 September 2022.





That the Modern Slavery Transparency Statement for the financial year 2021-22 be published.


Reason for the decision


A forthcoming legislative change to the Modern Slavery Act, section 54, will result in a mandatory requirement for any local authority with a budget of £36m, and above, to publish a Modern Slavery Transparency Statement on an annual basis.

Report author: Dawn Adams

Publication date: 27/07/2022

Date of decision: 26/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 26/07/2022 - Cabinet

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