Proposed Human Trafficking (Scotland) Bill

Proposer

Jenny Marra

Draft Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to (a) require the creation of a Scottish anti-human trafficking strategy; (b) provide for the special treatment of human trafficking-related crime within the criminal justice system; and (c) provide for the support of survivors of human trafficking.

Lodged 9 September 2013

Accompanied by: Consultation document (592KB pdf)

Consultation closed on 17 January 2014

Final Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to (a) require the creation of a Scottish anti-human trafficking strategy; (b) provide for the special treatment of human trafficking-related crime within the criminal justice system; and (c) provide for the support of survivors of human trafficking.

Lodged 18 February 2014

Accompanied by: summary of consultation responses (592KB pdf)

Total Supporters: 30

  • 24 Scottish Labour
  • 2 Scottish Green Party
  • 2 Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • 1 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • 1 Independent

Proposed Human Trafficking (Scotland) Bill list of supporters (59KB pdf)

Right to introduce Member's Bill secured?

No.

Scottish Government indication given under Rule 9.14.13(a) (17 March 2014) (72 KB pdf)

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?

No - but the Scottish Government has introduced the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill