Modern slavery is a global crime and affects thousands of men, women and children here in the UK. Defined in the Modern Slavery Act 2015, it encompasses various types of exploitation, including but not limited to:
Westminster City Council is committed to supporting victims of modern slavery and helping our communities to report concerns.
By recognising the signs of modern slavery and sharing information, you can help the most vulnerable people within our community and prevent this crime from happening.
There are a number of common signs that someone is being exploited:
In an emergency, call 999. For 24 hour advice, call Modern Slavery Helpline on 08000 121 700.
Find out about events taking place in October 2018 to raise awareness of modern slavery and exploitation.