Human trafficking is abhorrent and the UK Government is committed to combating this crime in all its forms.
Investment in training for front line professionals to identify and refer victims, improvements in data collection, work with the private sector to protect workers and more personalised care and support for victims are already making a real difference.
But the Government is not complacent and we will continue to work to improve and strengthen our approach to keep pace with emerging threats.
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