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Police to close trafficking unit

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The Metropolitan Police has a special unit for dealing with trafficking in people, often children used in prostitution, from poorer countries, which is being closed down in a couple of days. Director of the charity End Child Prostitution and Trafficking Christine Beddoe outlines her view that it is completely unclear what long-term commitment the Met has to eradicating human trafficking.

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