Modern Slavery National Referral Mechanism: Waiting Times - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords am 2:46 pm ar 13 Mai 2024.

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Photo of Baroness Brinton Baroness Brinton Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol 2:46, 13 Mai 2024

My Lords, the Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre’s paper on the 2023 national referral mechanism statistics notes with some concern that the data raises

“significant questions over the decision-making process” as a result of changes to the statutory guidance that came in in January 2023 and not changes in the number of likely victims of modern slavery. Can the Minister say that the systems do not put victims of modern slavery at further risk?