Self-employed: Health and Safety

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered am ar 29 Ionawr 2024.

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Photo of Baroness Smith of Basildon Baroness Smith of Basildon Shadow Leader of the House of Lords, Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), Shadow Spokesperson (Devolved Issues)

To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the application of health and safety legislation to those who work freelance and as contractors.

Photo of Viscount Younger of Leckie Viscount Younger of Leckie The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Under health and safety law, employers have a responsibility to protect workers and others from risk to their health and safety, including those who work freelance or as contractors.

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