Human trafficking and exploitation strategy

Our strategy to work with partners to make Scotland a more hostile place for human trafficking.

Annex: Developing the Strategy

Strategic Oversight Group Membership

  • Cabinet Secretary for Justice
  • Minister for Childcare and Early Years
  • Lord Advocate
  • Director for Justice (Scottish Government)
  • Director for Children and Families (Scottish Government)
  • Chief Executive, NHSScotland
  • Children and Young People's Commissioner, Scotland ( CYPCS)
  • National Adult Protection Coordinator
  • Police Scotland
  • Child Protection Committees Scotland.
  • Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • Aberlour Child Care Trust
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Women's Support Project
  • Action of Churches Together Scotland
  • Scottish Refugee Council

Strategy Implementation Group Membership

  • NHS Health Scotland
  • Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Local Government Partnership
  • Migrant Help
  • TARA (Trafficking Awareness Raising Alliance)
  • Gangmasters Labour Abuse Authority
  • Scottish Guardianship Service
  • Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • Home Office (policy team)
  • NI Executive (policy team)
  • Welsh Government (policy team)
  • STUC
  • Scottish Government

Child Trafficking Strategy Group Membership

  • Aberlour
  • Barnardo's
  • Children and Young People's Commissioner, Scotland ( CYPCS)
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • ECPAT (Campaign against Child Trafficking)
  • Glasgow City Council
  • Home Office
  • Legal Services Agency ( LSA)
  • NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Children's Reporters Administration ( SCRA)
  • Scottish Refugee Council
  • Scottish Government
  • Stirling University

Stakeholder Forum

A large number of organisations with an interest in tackling human trafficking and exploitation attended the two stakeholder forums held in January and June 2016. The contributions from such a wide range of organisations has been welcome.


Email: Anncris Roberts

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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