On 21st of January, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery launched the report of their Inquiry into the collection, exchange and use of data about human trafficking and modern slavery. The Inquiry Report shows how data currently collected is incomplete and not shared between relevant organisations, thus hampering effective action against traffickers and support for victims. The Group urges that a key function of the Anti-slavery Commissioner, proposed in the draft Modern Slavery Bill, must be to require the better collection, sharing and use of data, from government and non-government organisations. 

Read the report here