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Committee to investigate human trafficking

04 June 2013

The Home Affairs Committee to investigate inquiry into human trafficking during evidence session on Tuesday 4 June 2013

Witnesses

At 3.15pm, Tuesday 4 June 2013, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

  • Dorcas Erskine, National Coordinator, Eaves’ Poppy Project
  • Marie Douglas, Project Director, Salvation Army
  • Mark Harper MP, Minister of State for Immigration

Chair's comments

Committee Chairman Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP said:

"People continue to be trafficked into the UK, both for sexual exploitation and for labour. This market in people is abhorrent and the trafficking routes must be closed down with urgency, with a clear message that Britain is not open for this kind of business.

 Anti-trafficking laws have been in place for ten years now. We will be asking why people are still abused in this way and what can be done to prevent it."

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