Bulletins: Raids, arrests & prosecutions

Our quarterly bulletins on raids, arrests and prosecutions of sex workers have become an important source of data for the media in particular, on what is happening with the policing of prostitution in the UK.

Press Release: Hundreds of sex workers criminalised despite parliamentary committee recommending decriminalisation

RSS Bulletins

  • Bulletin 5: May-September 2017
    Each year hundreds of sex workers are arrested, raided, prosecuted and even imprisoned under the prostitution laws. The bulletin below documents some of the cases which have been compiled by women in the ECP network from the media and other … Continue reading → The post Bulletin 5: May-September 2017 appeared first on English Collective […]
  • Bulletin 4: January-April 2017
    This bulletin is compiled by the English Collective of Prostitutes from information from our network around the UK and from press reports. It shows that the police continue to take action against sex workers on the streets and working together … Continue reading → The post Bulletin 4: January-April 2017 appeared first on English Collective […]
  • Bulletin 3: October-December 2016
    The English Collective of Prostitutes has compiled the information below on raids, arrests and prosecutions of sex workers. These continue despite recommendations from a prestigious parliamentary committee that sex workers should be decriminalised. In July 2016, the Home Affairs Committee … Continue reading → The post Bulletin 3: October-December 2016 appeared first on English Collective […]
  • Bulletin 2: April-September 2016
    This bulletin listing the raids, arrests, closures and prosecutions of sex workers and people sex workers associate with, shows that hundreds of women are being criminalised each year, with little protest or investigation into the impact of such criminalisation. In … Continue reading → The post Bulletin 2: April-September 2016 appeared first on English Collective […]
  • Bulletin 1: January-April 2016
    May 20, 2016 The prostitution laws are unjust and devious and lead to thousands of women a year being arrested, raided, prosecuted and even imprisoned. Police crackdowns break up safety networks. (i) Street workers are forced into isolated areas and … Continue reading → The post Bulletin 1: January-April 2016 appeared first on English Collective […]