NAO report on serious and organised crime
The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report examining whether the government tackles serious and organised crime in an effective and coherent way. The report has a number of reference to modern slavery including there were 6,993 potential modern slavery and human trafficking victims identified in 2018, a 36% increase since 2017, up from 5,142.
The report has 4 parts:
- Part One examines the nature of serious and organised crime and the government’s strategic response to tackling it.
- Part Two looks at the quality of data on the scale of serious and organised crime, how data are produced and used, and the availability of data to decision-makers.
- Part Three examines the extent of government’s work to tackle serious and organised crime under its four ‘P’ work strands, the effectiveness of funding, governance and accountability structures.
- Part Four assesses the extent to which the efforts of law enforcement are coordinated.