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New data obtained by Transform Drug Policy Foundation through Freedom of Information requests reveals the number of potential victims of trafficking or slavery who were exploited specifically related to ‘county lines’ during 2019.

Below is a breakdown of county lines trafficking referrals made by regional police forces and local authorities last year [2019].

National figures, also obtained by Transform, were covered in this piece by the Guardian.