Workers who are effectively modern slaves have been put into the position of having to choose either to work or starve during lockdown.
Posts Tagged: Slavery
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.
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.
Ten years ago, Tower Hamlets Council named a block of social housing after the slave trader.
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.
American liberals have a fervent belief in equality, and will do everything they can for the American people short of spending any time with them.
Just because it was a focus for Theresa May does not mean it should pass into memory along with her premiership.
Plus: We must be the Party for social housing as well as home ownership. And: why don’t we trumpet our history of social reform?
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.
My private member’s bill will not only put care and support on a clear legal footing, but will help combat traffickers too.
Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and the rest are commemorated for one thing and one thing only: attempting to destroy their country in the name of slavery.
Terrible things were done by the British Empire, but if the Revolution had failed then fewer terrible things would happened.
The months before an election hold great temptation to make rash and unworkable promises that come back to haunt us. Let’s try something else.
Has political correctness gone mad to the point of eating itself?