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Modern Slavery - North Wales Police

EDM number 1763 in 2017-19, proposed by Liz Saville Roberts on 26/10/2018.

That this House notes that more than 5,000 potential victims of modern slavery and trafficking were referred to UK authorities in 2017, the most ever reported; further notes that the number of cases of modern slavery in Wales reported in 2017 was 56 per cent higher than the year before; recognises North Wales Police as the first police force in Wales to establish a Modern Slavery Unit; further recognises this as a key part of the bid to tackle the growing issue by Arfon Jones, North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner; welcomes North Wales Police for being the first police force to appoint a dedicated Victim Support officer for victims and survivors of modem slavery; commends Arfon Jones for his pioneering work in helping victims and survivors of modern slavery; and calls on the Government to provide adequate resources to police forces to ensure they are equipped to deal with this crime.

This motion has been signed by a total of 9 MPs.

Liz Saville Roberts26/10/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruProposed
Hywel Williams26/10/2018ArfonPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards26/10/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Ben Lake26/10/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Gavin Robinson29/10/2018Belfast EastDUPSeconded
Jim Shannon29/10/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Patrick Grady29/10/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens29/10/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
David Simpson30/10/2018Upper BannDUPSigned

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