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Council of Europe Convention on Human Trafficking

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she expects to complete the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Human Trafficking. (179564)

[holding answer 17 January 2008]: The Government are determined to prioritise the effort to tackle the misery of human trafficking. That is why we intend to ratify the Convention before the end of this year, subject to achieving necessary changes to domestic legislation in all parts of the UK.