View key statutory guidance and strategy on safeguarding unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children and child victims of modern slavery. 

Criminal Exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: County Lines guidance

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National Transfer Scheme Protocol for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (March 2018)

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Safeguarding strategy for unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children (November 2017)

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Statutory guidance for the care of unaccompanied migrant children and child victims of modern slavery (November 2017)

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Statutory guidance for the care of unaccompanied migrant children and child victims of modern slavery (March 2017)

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Safeguarding children who may have been trafficked: Practice guidance (2011)

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Family and Friends Care: Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities (2011)

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National Referral Mechanism: Guidance for child first responders (2016)

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National Referral Mechanism: Child referral form

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Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018)

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London Safeguarding Trafficked Children Toolkit (2011)

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London Safeguarding Trafficked Children Guidance (2011)

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Unaccompanied asylum seeking children: interim national transfer scheme (2016)

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Guidance on processing children's asylum claims (2017)

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London Child Protection Procedures and Practice Guidance (2017)

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CPS policy for prosecuting cases of human trafficking (2011)

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Statutory guidance on children who run away or go missing from home or care (2014)

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Children missing education: Statutory guidance for local authorities (2016)

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Statutory guidance on roles and responsibilities when a child goes missing from home or care (2014)

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ADCS Age Assessment Guidance (2015)

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Child Sexual Exploitation: Definition and guide for practitioners (2017)

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Notifications of private fostering arrangements in England (2015)

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Victims of Modern Slavery: Guidance for frontline staff (2016)

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Victims of Modern Slavery: Competent Authority Guidance (2016)

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Human trafficking practical guidance (2013)

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Human trafficking, smuggling and slavery 

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Modern slavery: A council guide (2017)

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A typology of modern slavery offences in the UK (2017)

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Modern slavery awareness and victim identification guidance (2017)

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Transparency in supply chains: A practical guide (2017)

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