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Street Prostitutes

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

25. To ask the Solicitor-General what the policy is of the Crown Prosecution Service on the prosecution of street prostitutes. (160594)

The CPS policy is to consider alternatives to prosecution in the courts to help prostitutes find a route out of prostitution. In many areas of the country, the CPS and the local police have developed strategies that focus on rehabilitation.