Clause 23 - Slavery and trafficking risk orders

Part of Modern Slavery Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 3:15 pm ar 9 Medi 2014.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol, Brent Central 3:15, 9 Medi 2014

What is the Minister going to do to make it clear to the police and the Director of Public Prosecutions that the priority is prosecution, rather than using these orders? If people find they can apply quite quickly and get things sorted, the case might never proceed to conviction, especially when victims will undoubtedly be nervous about giving evidence. How will we ensure that we prioritise prosecution?