Publications

National Referral Mechanism Statistics Quarter 4 2017 – October to December

This report presents a summary of the number of potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking referred in to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) during the period 1st October to 31st December 2017. The figures used are from the NRM data with a cut-off date of 10/01/2018. Some of the cases remain open with the Competent Authorities and decisions on

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A Typology of Modern Slavery Offences in the UK – Home Office

This report presents findings from research to create an evidence-based typology of modern slavery offences in the UK. Modern slavery is an umbrella term that encompasses the offences of human trafficking and slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour, as set out in the different anti-slavery legislation in place in the four UK countries (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland). Modern

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GLAA Our Plan 2017-2020

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) was formerly the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA). We work in partnership to protect vulnerable and exploited workers. The Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 was introduced following the death of 23 cockle pickers in Morecambe Bay in February 2004. It created a licensing scheme to regulate the supply of temporary labour to the farming, food processing

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National Referral Mechanism Statistics 2017 Quarter 3 – July to September

This report presents a summary of the number of potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking referred in to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) during the period 1st July to 30th September 2017. The figures used are from the NRM data with a cut-off date of 10/11/2017. Some of the cases remain open with the Competent Authorities and decisions

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Local Government Association – Modern Slavery, A Council Guide

The purpose of this guide for councils is to increase awareness of modern slavery and provide clarity for councils on their role in tackling it. In developing this, the LGA’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board has worked with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE. We would encourage all our members to draw on the resources of the Commissioner and

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Modern Slavery Strategy Cheshire 2017-19

A Modern Slavery Strategy on behalf of Cheshire Police and the four local Councils. Across the region, we recognise the reality that trafficking, slavery and exploitation is not a problem of the past. It is happening right here, right now – and we will not tolerate it. The time has come for concerted, co-ordinated action to ensure that children and

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Combating modern slavery experienced by Vietnamese nationals en route to, and within, the UK

A publication by the Independent Anti-Salvery Commissioner. In 2016 the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner (IASC) commissioned research to examine the dynamics of Vietnamese nationals’ exploitation en route to, and within, the United Kingdom (UK). The research took a mixed method approach and included analysis of National Crime Agency (NCA) National Referral Mechanism (NRM) data, NRM files for 75 Vietnamese victims who

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