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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:39 am on 18th July 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Bridgen Andrew Bridgen Conservative, North West Leicestershire 10:39 am, 18th July 2019

It is a huge source of shame that modern slavery persists in our country, in some cases on an industrial scale. It is always accompanied by other forms of organised crime, such as people trafficking, sexual exploitation and money laundering. May we have a debate on whether the modern slavery unit in the Home Office has sufficient manpower and resources to successfully and swiftly bring the perpetrators of such heinous crimes, and the complex criminal networks associated with them, to justice?