The tragic death of a man found in a container at Tilbury Docks is a "stark reminder of the human consequences of the trafficking trade," according to the Shadow immigration minister.
David Hanson said: "The tragic death at Tilbury is a stark reminder of the human consequences of the trafficking trade and why we need now to take effective action in the House of Commons to bring this to an end."
She added: "It is important that we also continue to put in place effective measures across Europe to identify those who are involved in this trade before individuals reach the UK."
The uncle of dead Afghan immigrant Meet Singh Kapoor says he wanted a better life for his children. Instead his children watched him die.
ITV News has spoken to the translator police used after 35 Afghan Sikhs, including 13 children, were found in a boat in Tilbury Docks.
ITV News has obtained exclusive footage of people, believed to be Afghan Sikhs, being released from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.