Independent report

Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: first interim report

First report from the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 covering the role of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.


Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 first interim report: The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

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In July 2018, the Home Secretary, at the request of the Prime Minister, announced a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The members of the review are Frank Field MP (chairman), Maria Miller MP and the Baroness Butler-Sloss. You can read the review’s terms of reference.

This is the first interim report from the review. As part of the review, the members were invited to give their views on the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. This report looks at the question of how to ensure the independence of the commissioner.

The report includes findings and a summary of recommendations.

Published 17 December 2018