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Written Question
Monday 18th September 2023

Asked by: Lord Bishop of Manchester (Bishops - Bishops)

Question to the Home Office:

To ask His Majesty's Government what recent assessment they have made of the impact of section 63 of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 on the operation of the UK’s modern slavery provisions (1) in prisons, and (2) across the wider population.

Answered by Lord Murray of Blidworth

“The Government assessed the Impact of Section 63 of the Nationality and Borders Bill (now Act) prior to Royal Assent and will continue to assess its impact going forward. The published Impact Assessments for the Nationality and Borders Bill, including the impact of Section 63, can be found here:

Equalities Impact Assessment: Nationality and Borders Bill: Equality Impact Assessment (

Economic Impact Assessment: Impact Assessment (”