Vera Baird DBE KC

Writer, Lecturer, Parliamentary Consultant and Co-Director of Astraea: Gender Justice

Tag: Stormont

  • Stormont decision welcomed by Northumbria Commissioner

    Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird has welcomed the decision of Stormont assembly members to start the legislative process to ban paying for sex. In the UK, selling or buying sex is not currently illegal. However, it is illegal to buy sex from someone who is controlled for another person’s gain; other illegal activities…