Effectiveness of The Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested


What analysis has been undertaken of the effectiveness of The Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015.




1.    Although no formal analysis of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 has been undertaken by the Scottish Government, a range of information is available from the following websites which you may find helpful:


Scottish Government Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy - First Annual Progress Report



The Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group – Class Acts?



The Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group – Before the Harm is Done – Examining the UK’s response to the prevention of trafficking



Group of Experts on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings – Report concerning the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings by the United Kingdom



2.    Additionally, the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 required the Scottish Government to prepare a Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy and to lay it before Parliament, which was done in May 2017. The Strategy will be reviewed at least every three years.


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