General Election 2019

The general election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019. The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Register to vote by midnight on Tuesday 26 November

Report a victim

If you see something suspicious, no matter how small, please call:

  • the police on 101,
  • the UK Modern Slavery Helpline on 08000 121 700
  • or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you suspect someone is a potential victim, please call:

  • The Salvation Army (24-hour confidential referral helpline) - 0300 303 8151
  • or the Modern Slavery Helpline on 0800 0121 700.

If someone is in immediate danger please call 999.

You can also submit a report online to the Modern Slavery Helpline. You can read guidance on how to report modern slavery on GOV.UK's website.

Spotting the Signs:

The following websites and organisations produce very helpful guidance on spotting the signs of modern slavery:

Worried about a child?

If you have any concerns about the safety and/or welfare of a child or young person telephone the Children's Advice & Support Service (CASS) on 0121 303 1888 or e-mail cass@birmingham.gov.uk

Outside of normal office hours please call 0121 675 4806 for the emergency Duty Team.

Find out more about making a referral or access the Request for Support form on our safeguarding website.

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