Brothel owner Wayne Baker ordered to pay £135,000 – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2010 in news, proceeds of crime, prostitution, sex establishments by sally

“A man who lured girls as young as 14 into prostitution has been ordered to pay more than £135,000 from his assets or face another three years in jail.”

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BBC News, 8th July 2010

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‘Happy endings’ massage boss cleared of running brothel – BBC News

Posted April 30th, 2010 in news, prostitution, sex establishments by sally

“A massage parlour boss who offered ‘happy endings’ has been cleared of running a brothel from her bungalow.”

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BBC News, 29th April 2010

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Lap-dancing clubs may take cases to European court – The Guardian

Posted April 20th, 2010 in appeals, licensing, local government, news, sex establishments by sally

“Strip clubs could use the Human Rights Act to oppose legislation allowing councils greater freedom to turn down lap-dancing licence applications, venue owners say.”

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The Guardian, 19th April 2010

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Lap-dancing club rules change comes into force – BBC News

Posted April 6th, 2010 in licensing, local government, news, sex establishments by sally

“Lap-dancing clubs in England must apply to councils for a licence under new rules which have come into force.”

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BBC News, 6th April 2010

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New powers to crack down on lap-dancing clubs – BBC News

Posted February 12th, 2010 in licensing, news, sex establishments by sally

“New powers to control lap-dancing clubs are being given to councils in England and Wales, the Home Office has said.”

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BBC News, 12th February 2010

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Peers: lap dancing is a respectable career – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 17th, 2009 in licensing, news, sex establishments by sally

“Parliament is currently considering laws which would give local residents greater power to object to ‘gentlemen’s clubs’ which have grown in number substantially since the Government relaxed the licensing laws.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th August 2009

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Rules to curb lapdancing could mean more strip nights in local pubs – The Guardian

Posted February 16th, 2009 in licensed premises, licensing, news, sex establishments by sally

“Flaws in proposed legislation aimed at curbing lapdancing venues could lead to more one-off strip nights at pubs and clubs, campaign groups warned yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 14th February 2009

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Bill will let councils close lap dancing clubs near schools – The Guardian

Posted December 19th, 2008 in licensing, news, sex establishments by sally

“Lap dancing clubs may be closed if they are located too near ‘inappropriate’ sites such as schools, under transitional powers contained in the policing and crime bill published yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 19th December 2008

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Lap dance laws ‘to be tightened’ – BBC News

Posted November 28th, 2008 in licensing, news, sex establishments by sally

“Jacqui Smith has told the BBC that the government will take action to tighten licensing laws for lap-dancing clubs.”

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BBC News, 27th November 2008

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Sexual stimulation ‘not in lap dancing business plan’ – The Guardian

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, sex establishments by sally

“Lap dancing club owners yesterday tried to fight off an expected government clampdown on their burgeoning industry by telling MPs that sexual stimulation was ‘contrary to our business plan’.”

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The Guardian, 26th November 2008

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Smith: firms should not go to strip clubs

Posted November 17th, 2008 in news, sex establishments by sally

“The Home Secretary has hit out at corporate high-fliers who entertain their clients at lap-dancing clubs. Jacqui Smith branded the practice ‘bizarre’ as the Government prepared to unveil a crackdown on the sex trade that is expected to criminalise most people who use prostitutes.”

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The Independent, 17th November 2008

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Lap dancers mount Downing Street protest – The Guardian

Posted November 4th, 2008 in news, sex establishments by sally

“Lap dancers are visiting Downing Street today in a bid to block plans to class them as part of the sex industry.”

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The Guardian, 4th November 2008

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Lap dancing clubs ‘no trouble’ – BBC News

Posted October 15th, 2008 in licensing, news, public order, sex establishments by sally

“Police find it difficult to close down lap dancing clubs because their customers are usually well-behaved, a vice squad chief has told MPs.”

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BBC News, 14th October 2008

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Sex and the citizen: a licence to thrill? – The Independent

Posted June 18th, 2008 in licensing, news, sex establishments by sally

“The number of lap-dancing clubs has doubled in four years, thanks to a relaxation of licensing laws and despite local objections. But now an MP is fighting back.”

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The Independent, 18th June 2008

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Loophole has allowed spread of lap dancing clubs, say campaigners – The Guardian

Posted April 22nd, 2008 in licensing, news, sex establishments by sally

“The number of lap dancing clubs across Britain has doubled to more than 300 in four years because of a loophole in legislation, according to a report published today. The marketing of lap dancing as a leisure industry rather than as a branch of the commercial sex industry has helped its rapid expansion since the first mainstream club opened in 1995.”

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The Guardian, 22nd April 2008

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