Parliamentary Questions

  • 26 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, House of Lords, asked by The Bishop of Derby: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many child victims of human trafficking were interviewed in 2013 by competent authority staff, as opposed to specialist interviewers.
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  • 12 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Frank Field: what data her Department holds on the number, region and countries of origin of male and female victims of modern slavery and human trafficking who have been referred to the Salvation Army in the last 10 years; if she will publish the data in a medium which hon. Members can readily access; and if she will make a statement.
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  • 12 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, further to her Answers of 8 September 2014, Official Report, column 467W and 22 July 2014, Official Report, column 1105W, if she will make available the number of victims referred to the Salvation Army in May and August 2014 in a format which can be downloaded and printed.
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  • 12 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Paul Blomfield: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to her contribution of 8 July 2014, Official Report, column 168, on the Modern Slavery Bill, if she will publish the interim review of the National Referral Mechanism before the Committee stage of that Bill is completed; and when she will publish the final review.
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  • 9 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Department, asked by Margot James: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the (a) nationality and (b) gender was of each suspected victim of trafficking referred to the Trafficking Victim Support Scheme operated by the Salvation Army in July 2014; in which (a) region and (b) county, each of the suspected victims was found; which agency referred each person to the scheme; in which town the shelter was in which they were placed for the relevant period; and what contact is maintained with each victim after he or she leaves the shelter to ensure he or she is not re-trafficked.
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  • 8 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Department, Victim Support Schemes, asked by Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the nationality and gender was of each suspected victim of trafficking referred to the Trafficking Victim Support Scheme operated by the Salvation Army in August 2014; in which (a) region and (b) county each of the suspected victims was found; which agency referred each person to the scheme; in which town was the shelter to which they were placed for the relevant period; and what contact is had with each victim after they exit the shelter to ensure they are not re-trafficked.  
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  • 3 Sep 2014 - Oral answers to questions - Prime Minister Engagements, asked by Alasdair McDonnell:  will he agree to amend the Modern Slavery Bill to provide for independent child guardians who are charged with reflecting the best interests of the child to all the relevant authorities and services?
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  • 1 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Department, asked by Nigel Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will take additional steps to tackle human trafficking within the UK’s borders.
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  • 1 Sep 2014 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Department, asked by Justin Tomlinson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what provisions are being made by her Department in conjunction with the NSPCC to ensure that calls from (a) professionals, (b) volunteers, (c) members of the public and (d) victims of modern slavery and human trafficking to the modern slavery helpline can be dealt with effectively; and when the modern slavery helpline will go live; what discussions she has had with the NSPCC about its current and future plans to train staff to run her planned modern slavery helpline; what that training will include; what the estimated cost is of such training; and which body will provide the training; to whom the NSPCC will refer cases of people (a) from EU countries and (b) who are not EU nationals, who call her planned modern slavery helpline and are identified as victims of modern slavery; what consultation she undertook with (a) non-governmental organisations, (b) civil society, (c) church organisations, (d) front-line professionals, (e) social workers and (f) local authority and Health Service staff on the creation of a modern slavery helpline prior to her announcement that such a helpline was being set up; what expertise the NSPCC has in dealing with victims of slavery; and what criteria were set by her Department for the securing of the contract to run the modern slavery helpline.
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