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Four out of five rejected trafficking claims were overturned in UK last year

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Newly obtained Home Office figures raise concerns that poor decision-making is putting lives at risk

Four out of five rejected human trafficking claims challenged in the UK last year were overturned, according to newly obtained figures that have raised concerns that poor decision-making is putting lives at risk.

Out of 325 claims in the Home Office-run national referral mechanism (NRM) scheme that were appealed, 255 were reversed. They represent a significant number when compared with the 1,213 rejected trafficking claims in total last year, although the figures cannot be directly compared, as some of the appeals may relate to decisions made in previous years. There are also concerns that some survivors and victims do not appeal because they lack guidance on how to do so.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3AnIUm9
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