Vera Baird backs decriminalising prostitution

Vera Baird QC Credit: Vera Baird QC

The Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed a Government report that says prostitution should be decriminalised.

The interim report published by the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) also claims that sex workers sharing premises should also be made legal.

Vera Baird QC, was invited to provide a written submission as part of the Committee’s inquiry on Prostitution, which helped inform the report.

Commissioner Baird said: