Modern Slavery Act 2015

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:44 pm on 26th October 2017.

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Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Labour, Gedling 12:44 pm, 26th October 2017

I thank my hon. Friend for raising that absolutely crucial issue. Often at the end of the statutory 45-day period of reflection, there is a period of further support that people may be given, but the evidence shows that the vast majority of people who enter into that fall back into exploitation or are re-trafficked. Something needs to be done to deal with this.

The police say that they have often referred the same individual into the national referral mechanism multiple times.