IN THE POLITICAL WORLDEditor2018-08-15T15:30:23+00:00
The Modern Slavery Act received Royal Assent in March 2015. If you want to read more about the details in it you can find it here
Now there are calls for an amendment to the Act to offer further support for victims – it is currently making its way through parliament with a 2nd reading scheduled for the House of Commons in November – you can monitor the progress here
The Free for Good campaign is the driving force behind the bill which seeks to increase the length of time victims receive help from the government which currently stands at 45 days.
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Human Trafficking
The APPG on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, with cross-party membership of MPs and Peers, meets to provide a forum for discussion as to the nature and scale of modern slavery in the UK.
We’re here to connect people who have a passion to end Modern Day Slavery in the UK. This online hub has all the information you need to find organisations, people, and help in tackling this issue together.