Illegal Migration Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:45 pm on 7 March 2023.

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Photo of Suella Braverman Suella Braverman The Secretary of State for the Home Department 12:45, 7 March 2023

My hon. Friend is absolutely right. It used to take 100 days to consider a modern slavery claim. It now takes more than 500 days, because there has been a massive influx of people claiming to be victims of modern slavery, which impedes our ability to help genuine victims of modern slavery, which is not good for anyone.