Number of potential modern slavery victims in UK rises by 52%

The number of potential modern slavery victims identified in the UK has risen by 52% in a year to a record high, official figures have revealed.

In 2019, 10,627 potential victims of modern slavery were referred to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM), the official system through which victims of modern slavery are identified and provided with support. This was up from 6,986 in 2018.

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