Lots of excellent commentary on the controversial clause 14 (which creates a strict liability offence for paying for sex with aÂ traffickedÂ prostitute, regardless of the punter’s knowledge) on theÂ Lords of the blog site.
- Exaggeration of “negative-sounding” stats: check
- Emotive issue which affects relatively little of the population: check
- Legislation creating criminal industries rather than solving problems: check
Time for legalisation, anyone?