Brit blog round up on questionable lawmaking…

Just to prove that our local Ministers aren’t the only one given to forgoing a rigorous, evidence based approach to policy making in favour of futile ideological gestures, have a look at the top story on this week’s Brit Blog Round up on UK Home Secretary Jackie Smith’s proposals to tighten the law on punters who buy the services of trafficked prostitutes.. A laudable aim certainly, but the research underwriting the logic of the proposed legislation looks desperately flawed

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