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Human Trafficking: EC Action

Volume 472: debated on Thursday 21 February 2008

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality when the Government intend to ratify the Council of Europe convention against trafficking in human beings. (173794)

This Government are determined to prioritise efforts to tackle this horrific crime. 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.