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Slavery: Victims

Question for Home Office

UIN 82018, tabled on 25 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims of modern slavery exploited as adults have been subject to immigration control in each year from 2016 to 2021.

Answered on

2 December 2021

Statistics on the number of individuals referred into the National Referral Mechanism can be found at The data includes breakdowns of the number of positive conclusive grounds decisions made per quarter for victims who were exploited as children. The data also contains figures for the number of potential victims who were referred on the basis of criminal exploitation when a child.

Statistics on immigration outcomes including figures for grants of asylum, humanitarian protection and discretionary leave can be found at

Statistics on the immigration status and immigration outcomes for victims of modern slavery are not currently published.

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