Slaves miss out on £3m compensation

Convicted slavers have paid millions in compensation in the past three years but less than 5 per cent has reached their victims, Home Office figures show.

Only £156,000 — 4.9 per cent of the £3.1 million that those found guilty of keeping slaves have been forced to pay in compensation in recent years — has gone to the slaves themselves. The government took almost ten times more than victims, claiming 46.6 per cent of the reparations, or £1.5 million.

Read more at The Times