Fiona Mactaggart – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Fiona Mactaggart on 2015-12-10.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons she selected St Mary’s University, Twickenham, to host a specialist international centre for research into modern slavery and human trafficking; and whether any other institution was considered for this role.

Karen Bradley

The Government welcomes research into modern slavery, including the work that St Mary’s University is undertaking on behalf of the Santa Marta Group. The Home Office has no record that either Ministers or its officials played any part in the selection process.