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Contact details for Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Team are as follows:-

Contact Details


Lesley Irving

0131 244 5001


Head of Gender Equality and Violence Against Women Team

Eileen Flanagan

0131 244 5209


Policy Team leader

What help is available for people at risk of forced marriage?

If you fear you may be forced into marriage overseas, or know someone else who may be, the Forced Marriage Unit can help. The sooner they know about the case, the more they can do to help.

You can call the Forced Marriage Unit Helpline on 020 7008 0151 and you can e-mail them at fmu@fco.gov.uk

All calls and e-mails will be dealt with on a totally confidential basis by skilled caseworkers fully aware of the cultural, social and emotional issues surrounding this abuse.

The Forced Marriage Unit's website provides information and advice for victims of forced marriage and professionals to tackle forced marriage.

Help available in Scotland