Slavery:Written question - 112716

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Asked by Alex Norris
(Nottingham North)
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Asked on: 13 November 2017
Home Office
Slavery
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times the civil proceedings for an injunction provision under Section 54(11) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 has been used since it came into force in March 2016.
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Answered by: Victoria Atkins
Answered on: 16 November 2017

No injunctions have yet been used. New legislation takes time to embed and the first year of compliance has just passed. Thousands of statements have been published and the Government wrote to 10,000 businesses who may be required to publish statements to remind them of their obligations. We expect this activity will further increase the number of statements published.

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