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Slavery: Prosecutions

Question for Attorney General

UIN 907738, tabled on 5 December 2016

To ask the Attorney General, what steps the Government is taking to increase the number of prosecutions for modern slavery.

Answered on

9 January 2017

We have the strongest legal framework in place including the Modern Slavery Act, which came into force in July 2015. The Law Officers are supporting the Prime Minister’s Taskforce on Modern Slavery, and the CPS continues to see a year on year increase in the numbers of prosecutions.

Answered by

Attorney General
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