The government’s strategy on modern slavery is based upon four strands: pursue, prevent, prepare and protect. The Crown Prosecution Services (CPS) prosecutes these cases and also provides early investigative advice to the police. 

The CPS has recently published their Modern Slavery Report 2017-2018.

The Report summarises the role and the functions of the CPS in modern slavery cases and details its actions over the last 12 months.

The CPS states that it has made significant progress in its response to modern slavery but also acknowledges that there is still much more to do.  

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