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Border force ‘failing modern slavery victims’ in Britain

A high proportion of modern slavery victims in Britain are from south Asia.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Modern slavery in Britain is a “lucrative business” which is showing no signs of abating, according to the founder of a charity which supports adults who have been trafficked and find themselves enslaved. Yvonne Hall, the founder and managing director of Palm Cove Society, believes all places of work should have a modern slavery policy to help stamp out the practice. Her remarks follow a recent report by two official watchdogs which warned that Britain’s border force was missing thousands of victims and has prosecuted only two human traffickers since 2014. There are an estimated 13,000 victims of modern slavery…

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