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Plymouth standing strong against modern slavery

Following an announcement at Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet Meeting last week residents of Plymouth are being taught how to recognise, and challenge suspected cases of modern slavery. Councillor Sally Haydon, Cabinet Member for Customer Focus and Community Safety, said “I am really pleased to see that partners across the city are promoting ways in which […]

Councillor Sally Haydon with Inspector Simon Hardwick and volunteers.

Plymouth City Council commits to tackling modern slavery

Plymouth City Council has committed today to tackle modern slavery. Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet Member for Housing and Co-operative Development signed the Charter Against Modern Slavery on behalf of Plymouth City Council at the Cabinet meeting today. Is it estimated that there are 13,000 people affected by slavery though trafficking and exploitation each year. The […]