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Provision of support to victims of modern slavery examined

6 November 2018

The Home Affairs Committee hears from organisations which provide help and support to victims of slavery and trafficking.


Tuesday 6 NovemberĀ in theĀ Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 3.45pm

  • Major Kathy Betteridge, Director of Anti-Trafficking and Modern Slavery, The Salvation Army
  • Lara Bundock, CEO, Snowdrop Project
  • Garry Smith, Chief Executive, The Medaille Trust
  • Stephen Rimmer, Director for Impact and Learning, Barnardo's

Purpose of the session

The session is likely to cover:

  • The difficulties experienced by victims in accessing support
  • The challenges posed by increasing numbers of victims in the UK
  • The impacts of the Government's recent reforms to support provision
  • The criminalisation of victims, including children involved in county lines exploitation

The Committee has appointed Anthony Steen CBE, Chair of the Human Trafficking Foundation, as a Specialist Adviser to the Committee's inquiry.

Further information

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