Potential victims of modern slavery in the UK that come to the attention of authorised ‘first responder’ organisations are referred to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM). Authorised ‘first responder’ organisations include local authorities, specified non-governmental organisations (NGOs), police forces and specified government agencies.
Eleven referrals in quarter 4 were mistakenly categorised as ‘Criminal and Organ Harvesting’ in terms of exploitation type. These have now been corrected to ‘Domestic and Criminal’. This has affected Tables 3, 11-16, 21 and 22.