Briefing: South Tyneside Council’s comprehensive approach to combatting modern slavery

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 9, 2019
Cllr Ed Malcolm, South Tyneside Council Lead Member for Resources and Innovation
Issues Covered
  • equipping all staff
  • local government role
  • modern slavery strategy
  • specific actions
  • working with partners
Children's services and education, Crime, policing and community safety, Trade union and workforce issues, Welfare and Equalities
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Councils – as service provider, commissioner and community leader – have a range of roles to help eradicate modern slavery. South Tyneside’s Modern Slavery Strategy has identified opportunities to leverage its resources, powers and influence to work with partners to tackle this insidious crime.

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