Unlawful for Home Office to ignore expert evidence in trafficking decisions

The Administrative Court last week (22.5.15) handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of AB) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 1490 (Admin), quashing a decision not to recognize AB as a victim of human trafficking for the purposes of the Council of Europe Convention on Action […]

Home Office duties in cases of historical trafficking

In Nguyen (Anti-Trafficking Convention: respondent’s duties) [2015] UKUT 170 (IAC) the Upper Tribunal accepts what I had thought was the well established point that the Home Office has duties to historical victims of trafficking: The duties of a signatory to the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings include responsibility towards a […]