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Slavery crackdown sees jail sentences increased

18 October 2013 Last updated at 14:09 BST

The number of cases of human trafficking discovered in the UK has risen by 25% in the last year, according to new research.

New maximum life sentences for the worst cases of slavery and trafficking in the UK are being announced by the Home Office.

Teresa May says the measures are part of the push to combat "modern-day slavery".

Tom Symonds reports.

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