Archive: Select Committees

Campaigners from the English Collective of Prostitutes argue for full decriminalisation

Watch: Why we should decriminalise prostitution

As a Home Office Inquiry looks into shifting the burden of criminality from those who sell sex to those who buy it, some argue only full decriminalisation will keep workers safe.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Nelson Mandela dies

    The Political Week Online: A Week in December

    What a week. It started off with a young swimming star coming out, and ended up with an old civil rights icon reaching the end of his life. Somewhere in the middle, an editor was forced to defend his patriotism to a select committee. And the chancellor delivered his autumn statement.

  • Gargoyles in the Palace of Westminster need tackling

    Yeo scandal: Bercow scrabbles to clean up select committee chair rules

    Select committee chairs could be banned from holding outside interests following the Tim Yeo scandal, after parliament and government figures indicated their willingness to change the rules quickly.

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