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Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Orders/Risk Orders in Scotland: FOI release

Published: 6 Nov 2020

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

Published:
6 Nov 2020
Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Orders/Risk Orders in Scotland: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000085883
Date received: 9 Sep 2020
Date responded: 5 Oct 2020
Information requested

You asked:
1. How many (a) Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Orders and (b) Trafficking and Exploitation Risk Orders have been issued in each calendar year from 2016 to 2019 inclusive where the subject of the order was (i) an EEA or Swiss national (not including UK nationals) (ii) a UK national and (iii) a national of another country.

Response

The answer to part 1 (a) and (b) are provided in the table below. Please note that the data is collated by the Scottish Government on a financial year basis.

Number of Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Orders and Trafficking and Exploitation Risk Orders in Scotland, 2016-17 to 2019-20

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Orders* 6 0 1 1
Trafficking and Exploitation Risk Orders 0 0 0 0

*Data is provided based on the year in which the case was reported to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service rather than the year in which the Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Order was imposed.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. The Scottish Government does not hold information on the nationality of those subject to a Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Order.

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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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