It is an appalling reminder of the extent to which slavery has reappeared in our country.
The Home Secretary has made clear her determination to tackle the scourge of modern slavery and the organised criminal gangs behind it.
We are already taking action on a number of fronts.
We are working with front line professionals to help them better identify and support potential victims.
The new National Crime Agency will, from next month, lead an enhanced and coordinated response to targeting trafficking gangs, and we will be overhauling and updating legislation by bringing forward a draft Modern Slavery Bill this session.
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