Human Trafficking: Prosecutions

Home Office written question – answered on 25 May 2023.

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Photo of The Bishop of Southwark The Bishop of Southwark Bishop

To ask His Majesty's Government how many prosecutions were undertaken of people smugglers in each of the last three years for which data are available.

Photo of Lord Murray of Blidworth Lord Murray of Blidworth The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Home Office works tirelessly, with other national and international law enforcement authorities, to tackle migrant smuggling gangs who organise and profit from illegal crossings and to bring to justice the ruthless criminals behind them.

We are determined to go after the callous people smugglers who exploit vulnerable people in difficult circumstances and put them in life-threatening situations.

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