Parliamentary Questions

  • 21 Sep 2015 - Written Answer - Slavery, HM Treasury, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, who he has appointed as his Department's Modern Slavery Strategic Lead.
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  • 21 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Slavery, HM Treasury, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what processes are in place for liaison between his Department's Modern Slavery Strategic Lead and key stakeholders in civil society.
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  • 21 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Slavery, HM Treasury, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many enforcement actions were undertaken by HM Revenue and Customs in each of the last three years involving unlawful deductions made more than two years before an unlawful deductions claim was brought.
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  • 18 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Slavery, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effects of the Deduction From Wages (Limitation) Regulations 2014 on employment law claims made by victims of modern slavery.
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  • 17 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking: Compensation, Home Office, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much compensation has been received by victims of trafficking identified by the Gangmasters' Licensing Authority in each year since 2010.
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  • 17 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Criminal Injuries Compensation, Home Office, asked by Paul BlomfieldTo ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims of (a) human trafficking for non-sexual exploitation and (b) forced labour, slavery and servitude have been awarded compensation through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority since 2014.
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  • 15 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Lord McColl of DulwichTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, in (1) 2013–14, and (2) 2014–15, how many potential victims of trafficking referred to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) were accommodated by the National Asylum Support Service; and of those, how many received (a) a positive reasonable grounds decision, and (b) a positive conclusive grounds decision.
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  • 14 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Slavery, Home Office, asked by Lord McColl of DulwichTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 20 July (HL1460), whether the guidance for competent authorities will be revised to include indicators of slavery, servitude, and forced or compulsory labour, in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights, as distinct from cases of human trafficking for these forms of exploitation; and if so, when that guidance will be produced.
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  • 7 Sep 2015 - Written Answers - Human Trafficking, Home Office, asked by Fiona Bruce:  To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) men, (b) women and (c) children came forward as potential victims of human trafficking in each year since 2012; how many such people (i) were returned to their country of origin and (ii) stayed on in the UK; how many of those who stayed in the UK were granted asylum; and what data is collected from each shelter administered by the Salvation Army scheme.
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