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Press Release January 2015 : MP’s bid to banish ‘child prostitution’ to the history books

January 6th 2015

 

Campaigning MP Ann Coffey will today (Tuesday January 6) table a series of amendments to the Serious Crime Bill to remove all references to child prostitution from legislation.

Ms Coffey said the term ‘child prostitute’ is an outdated insult to victims and that there has never been a better time than now to consign it to the history books in the wake of the shocking Rochdale and Rotherham cases.

She said: “There is no such thing as a child prostitute – only a sexually abused or exploited child.

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