Exploitation: Children:Written question - 125040

Asked by Ann Coffey
Asked on: 25 January 2018
Home Office
Exploitation: Children
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children have been accepted into the National Referral Mechanism as victims of criminal exploitation.
Answered by: Victoria Atkins
Answered on: 31 January 2018

The National Crime Agency publishes statistics on referrals into the National Referral Mechanism on a quarterly basis, which includes the breakdown of referrals for children by exploitation type. Criminal exploitation is recorded as a sub category of labour exploitation and includes exploitation such as county lines and cannabis cultivation.

The latest published statistics can be found at: http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/publications/national-referral-mechanism-statistics

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