Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights complaint to UK NCP about JCB

The Complainant claims that JCB’s products and construction machinery was used in the demolition of Palestinian property and settlement-related construction that have adverse human rights impacts.



This statement records the findings and recommendations of the UK National Contact Point (UK NCP) about a complaint.

The complaint is from a non-governmental organisation (NGO) stating that J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited (JCB), a private limited company incorporated and headquartered in the United Kingdom, did not comply with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) guidelines.

The NGO is Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), an organisation of UK lawyers working on legal issues focused on protecting and promoting Palestinian human rights.

Publication dates

Document Date
Initial Assessment 12 October 2020
Final Statement 11 November 2021
Published 12 October 2020
Last updated 12 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Addition of Final Statement

  2. First published.