Wednesday, August 3, 2016
A Message from Theresa May, Prime Minister
"A year ago the Modern Slavery Act that I brought forward as Home Secretary came into force. The first legislation of its kind in Europe, this Act has delivered tough new penalties to put slave masters behind bars where they belong, with life sentences for the worst offenders... It has delivered enhanced protection and support for victims and a world-leading transparency requirement on businesses to show that modern slavery is not taking place in their companies or their supply chains..."