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  • Modern slavery cases ‘rise by over a third’

    Modern slavery cases ‘rise by over a third’0

    Image caption Potential victims of trafficking are reported to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) The number of potential trafficking and modern slavery victims reported to the authorities has risen by 36% in a year, National Crime Agency figures show. Last year, 6,993 potential victims were referred into the government system, up from 5,142 in 2017