Helpline receives 473 warnings of potential slavery victims in hand car washes, yet successful action remains rare

Public reports of suspected forced labour in the British car wash industry are not translating into prosecutions, it has emerged.

Since the UK’s modern slavery helpline was launched nearly two years ago, 473 potential cases in car washes have been reported by the public by phone or online, with 2,170 potential victims identified and 401 individual cases referred to law enforcement agencies. Yet only one case has resulted in arrests.

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