To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 5 November 2019 to Question 8260, when the Independent Child Trafficking Guardianship scheme will be rolled out nationally.
30 January 2020
Independent Child Trafficking Guardians (ICTGs) are currently operational in one third of all local authorities in England and Wales.
Ongoing considerations are underway into the recommendations made by the Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 relating to the wider roll out of this service. The Government remains committed to the national roll out of ICTGs.