Modern Slavery Act Statement
Report crimes of modern slavery!
- It is extremely important to be aware that trafficking gangs are dangerous criminals; therefore it is vital members of the public do not attempt to act on suspicions themselves, which may put themselves or the possible victims at risk.
- In the first instance the point of contact for all modern slavery crimes should be the local police force.
- If you have information about modern slavery crimes – those who are committing such crimes or where victims are at risk that requires an immediate response, dial 999.
- If you hold information that could lead to the identification, discovery and recovery of victims in the UK, you can contact the modern slavery helpline on 08000 121 700.
The Council will:
Certain businesses must publish an annual statement on the steps taken to eliminate slavery and human trafficking in their business and supply chains (The Modern Slavery Act 2015) - check the link on this page for more information.
The Council will consider modern slavery in procurement, ensuring that contractors and third parties have policies in place and adhere to the law and their responsibilities. The council's Modern Slavery Statement (PDF, 57KB) outlines the Council's work to prevent modern slavery and protect those at risk.
Last Updated: 18 September 2018