As part of its inquiry into modern slavery, the Home Affairs Committee takes evidence on the detention of victims of slavery and trafficking in immigration detention facilities.
Tuesday 2 July in Committee Room 5, Palace of Westminster
At 2.00 pm
- Ahmed Aydeed, Director and Solicitor, Duncan Lewis Solicitors
- Sarah Teather, Director, Jesuit Refugee Service UK
- James Wilson, Deputy Director, Detention Action
Purpose of the session
The Committee will hear from two organisations which work with and support victims in detention and from a solicitor who has handled many of these cases.
The session is likely to cover:
- The extent and appropriateness of detention of potential victims
- Reasons for the detention of victims of slavery and trafficking
- Consequences of detention for the individuals
- The adequacy of Government policies on detention of vulnerable individuals
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