Home Affairs Committee

Prostitution inquiry

Inquiry status Concluded

Report published on 1 July 2016. Government Response published 2 December 2016.

Report published

The Home Affairs Committee publishes an interim report on prostitution, saying that soliciting by sex workers, and sex workers sharing premises, should be decriminalised.

Government Response


Scope of the inquiry

The Home Affairs Committee looks into the way prostitution is treated in legislation. In particular, the inquiry assesses whether the balance in the burden of criminality should shift to those who pay for sex rather than those who sell it.

Terms of reference: Prostitution

Publications

Read all transcripts, written evidence and other material related to the prostitution inquiry.

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