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Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner: Public Appointments

Question for Home Office

UIN HL9686, tabled on 25 July 2023

To ask His Majesty's Government when they expect to appoint an Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

Answered on

1 August 2023

The role of the Anti-Slavery Commissioner (IASC) as set out in the 2015 Modern Slavery Act is to encourage good practice in the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of slavery and human trafficking offences and the identification of victims.

The Home Secretary recognises the importance of the IASC and had launched a new open competition to recruit for this role on the 23 February 2023, the process for which is now at an advanced stage.

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