Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority

Home Office written question – answered on 12th December 2017.

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Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have had their data shared by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority with her Department for immigration enforcement purposes since that authority was established.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Since the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (formerly the Gangmasters Licensing Authority) became operational in 2006, it has passed 653 intelligence reports to the Home Office relating to persons, businesses or general information where there may be an immigration interest.

This information is only shared in relation to those suspected of committing a labour market offence and does not include details of victims.

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