Human Trafficking

Home Department written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Anthony Steen Anthony Steen Conservative, Totnes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many victims of human trafficking were found in (a) residential properties and (b) massage parlours and saunas raided under Operation Pentameter 2.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)

A total of 167 victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation were recovered under Operation Pentameter 2 from a number of properties including residences and massage parlours.

The precise numbers found in each type of property is not held centrally.

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