New Gov stats show up to 13,000 people are victims of slavery with women forced into prostitution, domestic staff, workers in fields, factories and fishing boats. Its a sharp increase from 2,744 in 2013. The Croydon Community Trafficking charity helps with Spot The Signs campaign and has volunteer Intelligence Gatherers teaching how its done.
Parliament has voted Yes to air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq. The Yes vote totalled 524, No vote 43 – majority 481. Parliament was recalled following a request for help from the Iraqi government.. August 2013 the Syria vote in Parliament humiliated David Cameron as MPs vetoed military intervention. Many in community agreed.