Parliamentary Questions

  • 30 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Chuka UmunnaTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims ofhuman trafficking were (a) identified and (b) offered support by her Department in each year since 2010; and if she will make a statement.
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  • 30 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Baroness Kennedy of CradleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to conduct a consultation with civil society during the summer of 2015 concerning the guidance available to businesses on what to include in their slavery andhuman trafficking statements.
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  • 30 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking: Mediterranean Sea, Home Office, asked by The Earl of SandwichTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many traffickers across the Mediterranean have been (1) apprehended, and (2) prosecuted, in the United Kingdom, or any other European Union member state, during (1) the last year, and (2) since such trafficking began.
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  • 28 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Mark FieldTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims ofhuman trafficking were located as a result of calls to the NSPCC helpline in the last year; what grant her Department provides towards this provision; what data her Department holds on follow-ups to each call; and if she will make a statement.
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  • 24 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking: Children, Home Office, asked by Steve McCabeTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if her Department will conduct an assessment of whether visas intended for sportspeople have been used to traffick children from non-EU countries into the UK.
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  • 24 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking: Confiscation Orders, Ministry of Justice asked by Mark FieldTo ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many confiscation orders of what value were made by HM Courts against those convicted of human traffickingoffences in England and Wales in each of the last three years; and how much of that money has been awarded to the victims of trafficking.
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  • 24 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking: Children, Home Office, asked by Steve McCabeTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has had discussions with the (a) Premier League, (b) Football Association and (c) England and Wales Cricket Board on child trafficking into the UK through the use of visas obtained for sportspeople.
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  • 21 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Mediterranean Sea: Refugees, Home Office, asked by Jeff SmithTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking (a) to ensure that children who have migrated across the Mediterranean are adequately protected when they arrive in Europe and (b) in relocating highly vulnerable, unaccompanied children to the UK.
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  • 20 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Peter BoneTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims ofhuman trafficking were identified during the first year of the operation of theNSPCC Child Trafficking helpline; which countries those people came from; what the (a) gender and (b) age was of those people; what support has been offered to those people; and if she will make a statement.
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  • 20 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Peter BoneTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) adults and (b) children her Department has identified as being at risk of human trafficking in (i) England and Wales, (ii) Scotland and (iii) Northern Ireland in each of the last three years.
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  • 20 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Peter BoneTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to continue to finance the NSPCC Child Trafficking helpline when the contract for that helpline ends; and what the cost of the previous contract was.
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  • 20 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Ministry of Justice, asked by Peter BoneTo ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders (a) cautioned and (b) proceeded against in Magistrates' Courts have been found guilty and sentenced for human trafficking in (i) 2012, (ii) 2013 and (iii) 2014; and if he will make a statement.
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  • 20 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Lord McColl of DulwichTo ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) whether the National Referral Mechanism and the Victim Care Contract have been extended to provide support and assistance to all victims of modern slavery covered by sections 1 and 2 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, as recommended by the National Referral Mechanism Review 2014; and (2) if so, what criteria are being used to determine whether an individual is a victim of modern slavery for the purposes of receiving such support.
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  • 16 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Forced Labour and Human Trafficking, Department for Work and Pensions, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 17 November 2014 to Question 214121, what steps the Health and Safety Executive takes when it discovers evidence of human trafficking and forced labour in the course of its work.
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  • 16 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 23 February 2015 to Question 224410, what steps have been taken to establish a system for recording data about people who have been referred to the UK National Referral Mechanism more than once.
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  • 16 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to improve the support provided to victims of trafficking in the UK following a positive conclusive grounds decision from the National Referral Mechanism.
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  • 15 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - South East Asia: Human Trafficking, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, asked by Jim ShannonTo ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in Malaysia and Thailand on ensuring that people are not trafficked from those countries.
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  • 15 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Refugees, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, asked by Lord BoatengTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 17 June (HL214), what was the outcome of the meetings to discuss irregular migration at the African Union Summit in June.
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  • 15 Jul 2015 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Fiona MctaggartTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress she has made on establishing a central website on which businesses lodge slavery andtrafficking statements.
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  • 14 Jul 2015 - Oral Answers - Human Trafficking, asked by Philip HolloboneThe Greek financial crisis has given the green light to the gangs of human traffickers who are exploiting the weaknesses of the Greco-Turkish border to push hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants towards western Europe. Will the Minister ensure that, in this crisis, we do not lose sight of the fact that we must do all that we can to help Greece to plug the gaps in the EU external frontier?
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