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Anti-Slavery Measures

Volume 437: debated on Monday 5 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will instruct the British representative on the United Nations Human Rights Commission to press for the establishment, within the framework of U.N.O., of a permanent committee to supervise the application of the Anti-slavery Convention, 1926, and to carry on the work of the expert committee on slavery which was established by the League of Nations in 1931.

His Majesty's Government are at present considering how the problem of slavery can best be dealt with inside the framework of the United Nations.