Let’s root out modern slavery together

By Cllr Andy Hull | 11 September 2018

Modern slavery is a scourge on our society, hidden in plain sight. It happens in places like nail bars, on farms, in the construction industry and in car washes. Tackling it should be a priority for everyone in the UK.

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was groundbreaking. But while legislation was a necessary first step, it is not sufficient. Citizens, communities, businesses, voluntary and community sector groups and the state at every level can all contribute to a national effort to eliminate this illegal and unacceptable practice in our society.

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