Independent report

Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: fourth interim report

Fourth interim report from the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.



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 fourth interim report from the review. As part of the review, the members were invited to give their views on the legal application of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, and in particular on the meaning of exploitation, reparation orders and the statutory defence for victims.

The report includes findings and a summary of recommendations.

Published 21 March 2019