Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To raise awareness of the scale and effects of human trafficking into the UK and EU; to seek solutions to reduce supply and demand and to improve welfare provisions for victims.

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Recent Documents related to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

1. Scoping Study on Modern Slavery Nepal
27/02/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: TYPOLOGIES OF MODERN SLAVERY ................................ ............... 5 HUMAN TRAFFICKING ..

2. Modern Slavery in Pakistan
27/02/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: Modern Slavery in Pakistan Final Report AUGUST 2019 Researchers: Dr Fraser Murray, Samanthi

3. Tackling modern-day slavery
04/10/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Tackling modern-day slavery Contributor: Sarah Pepin Subject specialist: Joanna Dawson (Human rights)

4. Modern slavery and victim support
26/03/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: DEBATE PACK Number CDP-2019-0073, 26 March 2019 Modern slavery and victim support By Joanna Dawson Maria

5. Study on Modern Slavery in Bangladesh
27/02/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: 3 INTRODUCTION Understanding modern slavery in Bangladesh is complicated. There are

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

1. Anti-slavery Projects: Commonwealth
04/03/2021 - Grand Committee

1: captured by marauding tribesmen and taken into slavery in a neighbouring country, only to return home - Speech Link

2. Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 Section 5
30/09/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: assistance and support under section 18(9) of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support - Speech Link
2: assistance and support under section 18(9) of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support - Speech Link
3: when it caught some of those involved in human trafficking and its after-effects? Does it perhaps show - Speech Link
4: work of the PSNI in protecting the victims of trafficking and indeed protecting the whole of society across - Speech Link
5: report that focus on the support to victims of trafficking—that is what it is really focused on. It is important - Speech Link

3. Modern Slavery and Victim Support
27/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered modern slavery and victim support.It is a pleasure - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Human Trafficking
16/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: high-risk modern slavery cases continue to be pursued and that any changes to the threat of modern slavery - Speech Link
2: Covid-19 child migrants were already vulnerable to trafficking and suffered problems with health and social - Speech Link
3: funding for the police to tackle modern slavery under the new modern slavery and organised immigration crime - Speech Link
4: slavery. There are more slaves today than at the height of the transatlantic slave trade. What further - Speech Link
5: noble friend; I fear that, having ruled against slavery over 200 years ago, it is now back on our shores - Speech Link
6: Foundation, a human rights group, found that 75% of hospitality businesses were flouting anti-slavery legislation - Speech Link

5. Company Transparency (Carbon in Supply Chains)
17/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: the Modern Slavery Act 2015. As co-chair of the all-party group on human trafficking and modern slavery - Speech Link

6. Modern Slavery Act: Independent Review
19/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: has considered the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act.It is a real pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: opportunities specifically for survivors of modern slavery? Does he agree that the Government should look - Speech Link
3: certainly welcome any initiatives that deal with modern-day slavery. I am sure he will remember the gangmaster - Speech Link
4: clearly important, as he said, in countering modern slavery.The 2015 Act was a breakthrough, and - Speech Link

7. Foreign and Commonwealth Office
07/01/2019 - Ministerial Corrections

1: The hon. Member for Strangford asked about modern slavery, and I shall say a little more about that. - Speech Link
2: The hon. Member for Strangford asked about modern slavery, and I shall say a little more about that. - Speech Link

8. Immigration Detention: Trafficking and Modern Slavery
09/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: immigration detention of survivors of trafficking and modern slavery.As always, Sir Gary, it is a - Speech Link
2: in which two separate responsibilities—for modern slavery and for immigration enforcement—sit uncomfortably - Speech Link
3: more; it is clearly a problem, and not just in trafficking services. Sometimes I have to speak to the immigration - Speech Link

9. Child Trafficking
16/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: efficacy of the process for child victims of trafficking to seek leave to remain in the United Kingdom - Speech Link
2: referrals. Children from overseas who are victims of trafficking may benefit from a grant of leave to remain under - Speech Link
3: 2016 and 2019. Of the 4,695 victims of people trafficking who applied for status in the UK, 2,000—half - Speech Link
4: used for sexual trafficking by those who exploit them. Now that we have anti-slavery legislation, what - Speech Link
5: the lucrativeness of that crime. We have our modern slavery Bill, and the Home Secretary will be having - Speech Link

10. Modern Slavery Act 2015
26/10/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: House has considered the implementation of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.First, may I refer to my declaration - Speech Link
2: case that people who have been entrapped into slavery do not stop being victims at the point when that - Speech Link
3: perpetrators, and indeed achieving all our anti-slavery aims, throughout the UK, including in Scotland - Speech Link
4: situation where they are regarded as a victim of trafficking and yet have no certainty about their status - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
1. Immigrants: Detainees
asked by: Lord Field of Birkenhead
24/06/2019
... how many people held in a immigration detention centre (a) are recognised as victims of modern slavery and/or human trafficking and (b) claim to be victims of modern slavery and/or human trafficking.

2. Asylum: Slavery
asked by: Alex Norris
24/09/2020
... (iii) 2018 and (iv) 2019 were granted asylum or humanitarian protection on the grounds of circumstances unconnected to human trafficking or modern slavery.

3. Human Trafficking
asked by: Karen Bradley
22/09/2020
... illegal or fraudulent documents or were otherwise undocumented in each calendar year from 2016 to 2019 inclusive.

4. Slavery
asked by: Stephen Timms
17/06/2019
... what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the 2014 Modern Slavery Strategy in reducing the prevalence of human trafficking and modern slavery in the UK and throughout the world.

5. Slavery: Victim Support Schemes
asked by: Siobhain McDonagh
07/12/2018
... whether he plans to provide additional funding to ensure the 2020 modern slavery victim care contract complies with the Human Trafficking Foundation's slavery and trafficking survivor care standards.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Karen Bradley Portrait
Karen Bradley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Staffordshire Moorlands
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Butler-Sloss Portrait
Baroness Butler-Sloss
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Religion in the Media
Lord McColl of Dulwich Portrait
Lord McColl of Dulwich
Secretary
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Karen Bradley MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7215.

Email: karen.bradley.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Anthony Steen, Human Trafficking Foundation, Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street, London SE1 0RB . Tel: 07831 364 532

Email: anthony@asteen.co.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Human Trafficking Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Human Trafficking Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Human Trafficking Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Human Trafficking Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Human Trafficking Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Coaker Portrait
Lord Coaker
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jess Phillips Portrait
Jess Phillips
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Yardley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Maggie Throup Portrait
Maggie Throup
Secretary
Conservative - Erewash
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Heidi Allen Portrait
Heidi Allen
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for South Cambridgeshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Fiona Mactaggart Portrait
Fiona Mactaggart
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Slough
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Corri Wilson Portrait
Corri Wilson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Treasurer
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships