Hull MP speaks in Modern Day Slavery Bill debate

Hull North MP Diana Johnson made the speech below, speaking from the Labour Front Bench, in the Second Reading debate for the Modern Slavery Bill.

The speech and wider debate, held on 8 July, can also be read at

Hull MP speaks in Commons modern day slavery debate

Hull North MP and Labour Shadow Home Office Minister Diana Johnson delivered the speech below in a House of Commons debate on modern day slavery.I congratulate the hon. Members who secured this debate. My hon. Friend Fiona Mactaggart, the excellent chair of the all-party group on human trafficking and modern day slavery, made a powerful and well-informed speech. She did so in an inclusive way, and paid tribute to her predecessor, Mr Bone, after what was obviously a hard-fought election for the position of chair. My right hon.