Tackling the causes of modern slavery must be a top priority for the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
Posts Tagged: Modern day slavery
Workers who are effectively modern slaves have been put into the position of having to choose either to work or starve during lockdown.
Christian Guy: Today’s real slavery scandal. There are 100,000 slaves in Britain today – the tip of an international iceberg
One principle would stop us being seen as a soft touch for crime: care for the abused properly, and they will help dismantle the gangs.
Fay Jones: A ban on the rough sex defence – and other benefits of this Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill
From my spot on the Domestic Abuse committee, I saw just how much this Government wants to champion the rights of those who have been victimised.
The amendment to the Immigration Bill will be an opportunity to gauge the Party’s willingness to respect the liberties of the most excluded.
Christian Guy: Slavery. Not a remote horror from the past, but a living one in the present. It must be stamped out.
We’ve seen gunshot wounds and babies born as a result of rape. With UK Border Force in Dover, we found a girl heading for a lifetime of sexual slavery.
Building on May’s legacy will mean grinding, attritional work – which the hard left and extremist parties are neither interested in nor capable of doing.
Just because it was a focus for Theresa May does not mean it should pass into memory along with her premiership.
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
The individual beggars are often the victims of modern slavery. They account for their monies to their gang masters.
He explains why he believes Gyimah, his former PPS, and others are making a mistake in switching to the Liberal Democrats.
The more centralised her decision-making became, the less control over events she actually had.
We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
Luis C.deBaca: Modern Slavery. The Government’s victim protection scheme is deeply flawed. It needs reform.
This Bill, tabled by Ian McColl and Iain Duncan Smith will ensure that trafficking victims gain specialist support and an alternative to deportation.
My bill will offer victims a 12 month rehabilitation period of secure status in the UK, with support to begin their recovery.