Human Trafficking: Convictions

Home Department written question – answered on 13th September 2010.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convictions there have been for offences of human trafficking and forced labour under the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants etc.) Act 2004 in (a) 2009 and (b) 2010.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Immigration

Statistics held by the UK Human Trafficking Centre show that at 31 July there have been two convictions for trafficking for forced labour in 2009 and three convictions for conspiracy to traffic for forced labour in 2010.

There are 41 cases still pending that arise from arrests of in 2009 and 2010.

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