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Question for Home Office

UIN 27061, tabled on 9 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of recent trends in the number of incidents of modern slavery.

Answered on

17 March 2020

This answer is a correction from the original answer.

The 2019 UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery sets out an assessment of trends in modern slavery in the UK.

The 2019 report was published in October 2019 and can be found on gov.uk here: Modern Slavery Annual Report 2019. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/840059/Modern_Slavery_Report_2019.pdf

The Home Office publishes quarterly statistics on potential victims referred to the National Referral Mechanism published on gov.uk here: NRM quarterly statistics. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-referral-mechanism-statistics-quarter-3-2019-july-to-september

The Office for National Statistics will publish a report called ‘Modern Slavery in the UK: March 2020’ on 26 March 2020. The report will bring together data sources linked to modern slavery and will be available here when published: ONS Modern Slavery in the UK. https://www.ons.gov.uk/releases/developinganapproachtomeasuremodernslaveryintheuk

Original answer

trends in modern slavery in the UK. The 2019 report was published in October 2019 and can be found on gov.uk here: Modern Slavery Annual Report 2019. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/840059/Modern_Slavery_Report_2019.pdf

The Home Office publishes quarterly statistics on potential victims referred to the National Referral Mechanism published on gov.uk here: NRM quarterly statistics. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-referral-mechanism-statistics-quarter-3-2019-july-to-september

The Office for National Statistics will publish a report called ‘Modern Slavery in the UK: March 2020’ on 26 March 2020. The report will bring together data sources linked to modern slavery and will be available here when published: ONS Modern Slavery in the UK. https://www.ons.gov.uk/releases/developinganapproachtomeasuremodernslaveryintheuk

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