Government response to trafficking victims held in detention “deeply concerning”

After Exploitation is deeply concerned by the government’s response to our report, Supported or Deported?, which found that 507 individuals were recognised by the Home Office as potential victims of human trafficking when entering detention or whilst within detention. Yesterday, Minister of State for Immigration, Caroline Nokes MP told Parliament: “Home Office correspondence in that … Continue reading Government response to trafficking victims held in detention “deeply concerning”

Open letter: Government must release data on slavery

More than 30 organisations have signed an open letter and petition, asking the UK government to publish vital data on what happens to human trafficking victims. We ask that the UK Government release data on victims of human trafficking and slavery Human trafficking is recognised as a serious criminal offence, which often leaves survivors with … Continue reading Open letter: Government must release data on slavery

Open letter: NGOs call for data transparency and “reconsideration” of Home Office trafficking and detention decision-making

Our letter, published in Indy Voices today: We are deeply concerned by the Government’s response to a new report outlining the detention of 507 potential victims of human trafficking in 2018 alone.[1] Last week the Minister of State for Immigration, Caroline Nokes MP, clarified that “479 [potential victims of trafficking] received a positive decision on reasonable … Continue reading Open letter: NGOs call for data transparency and “reconsideration” of Home Office trafficking and detention decision-making