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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 26 January 2023.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May Conservative, Maidenhead 10:35, 26 January 2023

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 states that the Secretary of State must appoint an independent anti-slavery commissioner, but the post has been vacant since the excellent Sara Thornton stepped down last April. May we please have a statement from the Home Secretary on the process and timetable for the appointment of the replacement commissioner?