Bradford's prostitution problem

Prostitution in part of Bradford remains a major problem according to campaigners. Majid Khan led a 1500-name petition in July which forced Bradford Council to debate the problem on Lumb Lane.

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Police reassure public over Bradford prostitution problem

West Yorkshire Police say they are working together with the Probation Service and Bradford Council to ensure that the community of Lumb Lane feel supported, safe and reassured.

It comes after campaigners, who handed in a 1500 name petition into the council to force a debate on the issue of prostitution in the area, say it remains a problem.

"We have listened to their concerns about crime and have put in place a series of joint measures which includes focused patrols in the area. While initial feedback from residents has been positive and there has been a reduction in crime we will continue to work in partnership to further tackle the issue."

– West Yorkshire Police spokesman

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'Bradford prostitution still a problem', say campaigners

Prostitution in part of Bradford remains a major problem according to campaigners who say the community is "still struggling to eradicate the menace." Majid Khan led a 1500-name petition in July which forced Bradford Council to debate the problem on Lumb Lane.

Mr Khan says the council, police and other agencies are working to tackle the problem, but that prostitutes still gather in the area, and residents still find used condoms and dirty needles most morning.

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