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Consultation: Human Trafficking – Duty to Notify Consultation

Section 38 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015; duty to notify and provide information about victims

I would like to let you know that the consultation on section 38 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015; duty to notify and provide information about victims, is now open.  The consultation will close on Friday 06 September 2019.

You can access the consultation by following the link below:

https://consult.gov.scot/justice/duty-to-notify-and-provide-information

We are holding events to hear directly from organisations that are named in the consultation paper and other interested parties on Scottish Government proposals.  Three events are now live and can be booked through Eventbrite.  We are planning other events in Aberdeen, Dumfries and Stirling during August 2019, further details and a registration link will be emailed over the next week or so.

Glasgow 27 June 2019 – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-trafficking-consultation-events-tickets-63371000368

Edinburgh 05 July 2019 – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-trafficking-duty-to-notify-consultation-event-tickets-63534619758

Inverness 27 August 2019 – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-trafficking-duty-to-notify-consultation-event-tickets-63534598695

I would be grateful if you could please share this email with your contacts, stakeholders and partners or anyone else you think will have an interest in responding to the consultation or coming to one of the events.

Second Annual Progress Report

I would also like to let you know that the Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy – Second Annual Progress Report was published on 16 June 2019.  This is available online and can be accessed by following the link below

www.gov.scot/isbn/9781787818224/

Regards

Susan

Susan Young|Human Trafficking Team|Criminal Justice Division|Scottish Government|GWR|St Andrew’s House|Regent Road|Edinburgh|EH1 3DG| email: susan.young@gov.scot |t:+44(0) 131 244 2693 |m: 07717 422428