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Dealing with modern slavery

How civil servants in the Gangmasters Licensing Authority and the Home Office are tackling the exploitation of workers

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Dealing with modern slavery

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Ten years after 23 untrained and inexperienced cockle pickers were drowned at Morecambe Bay, Paul Fearn of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority tells how the organisation continues to tackle the exploitation of workers, and how the recent move of the organisation to the Home Office will strengthen their enforcement work.

Published 9 May 2014