Independent review of the Modern Slavery Act

Documents relating to the review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

The government commissioned Frank Field MP, Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler-Sloss to run an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 to strengthen and enhance the current legislation as modern slavery evolves.

The review considered specific provisions in the act as explained in the documents below.

The review submitted its final report to the Home Secretary on 29 March 2019 and the report was published on 22 May 2019.

Information is also available on the review’s website including the expert advisers’ reports used to inform the reviewers’ interim recommendations.

How the review will operate

Final report

Interim reports

Published 17 September 2018
Last updated 9 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added the government's response to the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act.

  2. Updated to add final report

  3. Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: third interim report and the fourth interim report added.

  4. Added second interim review Modern Slavery Act 2015 document and updated page content to reflect this.

  5. Added a link to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 review's first interim report on the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

  6. Revised the page to include information about the 2 phases.

  7. First published.