Parliamentary Questions

  • 27 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Diana Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many human trafficking investigations have been commenced by the National Crime Agency in each of the last five years.
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  • 25 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Slavery, Department for International Development, asked by David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the implication for its policies of the figure in the Global Slavery Index of 0.5 per cent of the world's population living as slaves.
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  • 24 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Legal Aid Scheme, Ministry of Justice, asked by Diana Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the cost of enabling vitims of human trafficking to access legal aid in each of the last three years.
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  • 24 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Jason McCartney: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, by what process she plans that businesses will report exploitation in their supply chains as a result of the Modern Slavery Bill.
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  • 21 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, House of Lords, asked by Paul Blomfield: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 4 November 2014 to Questions 212651 and 212652 how many cases of trafficking have been identified during targeted enforcement actions undertaken by HM Revenue and Customs; how many instances of slavery and servitude have been identified in operations in which HM Revenue and Customs has collaborated.
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  • 20 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, House of Lords, asked by Baroness Cox: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Home Office maintains internal management information on confirmed cases of trafficking for domestic servitude of non-European Union nationals broken down by visa type; and if so, what are those figures for the years 2009–13.
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  • 18 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Slavery, Ministry of Justice, asked by Diana Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions there have been under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 in each of the last five years; and in how many such cases the victim was a child. how many (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions there have been under sections 57 and 59 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 in each of the last five years; and in how many such cases the victim was a child. how many (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions there have been under section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 in each of the last five years; and in how many such cases the victim was a child.
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  • 17 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - SAFERjobs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, asked by Paul Blomfield: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 4 November 2014 to Question 212650, how many potential cases of human trafficking have been intercepted by SAFERjobs in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012 and (d) 2013.
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  • 13 Nov 2014 - Written Answers -Human Trafficking: Children, Home Office, asked by Stephen McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2014 to question 209897, how many of the 88 minors who are non-UK nationals and were recorded as victims of sexual trafficking in the most recent figures still reside in the UK.
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  • 17 Nov 2014 - Oral  Answers - Modern Slavery, Home Department, asked by Pauline Latham: What steps she is taking to end modern slavery.  
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  • 11 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Stephen McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what mechanisms her Department has put in place to assist non-UK minors who are trafficked for sex.
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  • 11 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Paul Blomfield: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 5 November 2014 to Question 212705, what specialist needs of male victims have been identified by her Department through the National Referral Mechanism; and if she will make a statement.
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  • 10 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Temporary Employment, Home Office, asked by Katy Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what regulatory safeguards are in place to protect agency workers from trafficking; if she will review the effectiveness of those safeguards; and if she will make a statement.
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  • 10 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Jim Sheridan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what training is being offered to local authorities on making referrals to the National Referral Mechanism for victims of human trafficking; and how many local authorities have undertaken such training to date.
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  • 10 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Jim Sheridan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information is provided to trafficking victims on their rights to compensation; and how many victims of trafficking have had applications for compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority rejected in each of the last three years.
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  • 10 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Jim Sheridan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many National Referral Mechanism decisions made by (a) the Human Trafficking Centre and (b) UK Visas and Immigration were subject to judicial review proceedings in (i) 2012 and (ii) 2013; and how many such decisions were changed as a result of successful judicial review proceedings.
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  • 6 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by John McDonnell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the National Referral Mechanism review team is taking to consider best practice from other EU member states.
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  • 6 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by John McDonnell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) victims of trafficking and (b) victim direct service providers have been consulted during the review of the National Referral Mechanism for victims of human trafficking.
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  • 5 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Ian Lavery: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much her Department spent on (a) the Telegraph Modern Slavery in Britain site, (b) the Modern Slavery advertising campaign and (c) the website www.modernslavery.co.uk; and what assessment she has made of the effects of that expenditure on awareness-raising and prevention of modern slavery.
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  • 5 Nov 2014 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Ian Lavery: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has consulted non-governmental organisations in the preparation of the Modern Slavery Action Plan; and when she will publish the Plan.
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