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About Patrick Burland

Patrick Burland was awarded his PhD from the University of the West of England for his doctoral thesis ‘The Responses to Trafficked Adults in the United Kingdom: Rights, Rhetoric and Reality.’

Articles by Patrick Burland

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Smoke but no fire: how not to read UK government trafficking statistics

The year-end reports from the UK’s national referral mechanism fail to present a comprehensive understanding of trafficking in the UK.

Phone a friend? Exploring a new helpline for trafficked persons in the UK

The UK home secretary’s announcement of a new anti-trafficking helpline distracts from that government policies that prevent the effective identification and support of ‘trafficked’ persons.

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