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Major Incident in Essex

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:43 pm on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North 3:43 pm, 28th October 2019

Hull has a long and proud tradition of fighting the evils of human trafficking and slavery. Many of my constituents have been in touch to say how shocked they are about what happened in Essex. They want to know whether additional checks will be carried out at the port of Hull, particularly on refrigerated containers, because we now know that the traffickers seem to be turning their attention to ports on the east coast.