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Author Topic: Quite urgent. MP Diana Johnson trying to get Nordic Model sneaked through  (Read 1947 times)

Cheryl87

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MP Diana Johnson is soon trying to get the Nordic Model sneaked into the new crime and policing bill.

I'll be emailing all the MPs I can, and my own. Please do the same asap, even just your own MP. The more of us that stand against this harmful claptrap she is pushing to get into law the more they may listen.

She said today in parliament -

"I want to raise three issues that the bill should cover. First, if Ministers are serious about protecting, they must recognise that exchanging money, food and accommodation for sex is a form of violence. Scotland's Government, the Crown Prosecution Service and the London Mayor recognise prostitution as violence against women. Why not this government? Our current laws on prostitution are unfit for purpose. The UK today is a low-risk, high-profit destination for sex traffickers and pimps. Pimping websites operate openly and legally. Women are subjected to sexual exploitation, by men who face no criminal sanction. We must bust the business model of this modern slavery, cracking down on online pimping, deterring sex-buyers and supporting victims. I will be tabling cross party amendments to introduce laws that support women and hold men accountable"

ana30

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Dear Lord. Like this country has no problems at the moment  ??? lets just pull out a non problem such as consenting adults having sex in exchange of money and concentrate on that. jeeez...
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I honestly don't think she has any chance of adding amendments to that bill. Far more serious issues with this terrible piece of legislation have been raised to no effect.

Cheryl87

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I hope you are right, but tbh I'm worried.

They are really trying to push for it.

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I sent an email to my MP, Nickie Aiken. I'm not convinced she'll read it but maybe some underling checks her inbox and might paraphrase what I wrote to her in a sentence or two.

Dear Nickie,


I heard that MP Diana Johnson is soon trying to get the Nordic Model sneaked into the new crime and policing bill.


I am a male escort and I have met thousands of female, male and transgender escorts via duos and via renting out an incall location by the hour to other escorts. I've never met one single escort who would want their job to be criminalised.


The media likes to portray escorts as either high class courtesans leading a rarefied existence of luxury and adventure or downtrodden and exploited prostitutes leading a nightmare existence in a world of trafficking, drug abuse and evil pimps. These dual extremes make good media but they are not reality. The reality for myself and every escort I have ever met would make very dull television and thus is not televised. We are just workers. We work. We do our jobs and get paid. End of story. Our jobs are no more or less fantastic or terrible than those of the average person regardless of their occupation. It's just work for us. That's the reality. Please don't mess up our work and make what we do more dangerous for us by making it more difficult for us to seek the help of the authorities when we are the victims of actual crime. Crime does happen. It can happen to anyone regardless of their job. And when it happens to us, we'd like to be able to ask for help knowing that we're not criminals and that we're entitled to the protection of the law.


I strongly oppose any criminalisation of prostitution which would make the purchase of sex illegal.


Criminalising clients does not stop prostitution, nor does it stop exploitation. It drives prostitution further underground, making it more dangerous and stigmatising for people working as prostitutes.


The proposals should be withdrawn.


I'm a moderator on r/SexWorkers/ on reddit so if you'd like help posting on there, let me know and I can help. Then you could ask the opinions of 156,000 sexworkers. I'm also a senior member on SAAFE, a forum for UK escorts, you'd be welcome to ask there too. You won't find any escorts who want their job to be criminalised.


I look forward to your reply.


Regards,


Oz




Braziliana

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MP Diana Johnson is soon trying to get the Nordic Model sneaked into the new crime and policing bill...
Thank you for bringing this to our attention, Cheryl87.
I have just emailed my local MP who said, in January, that the bill for the Nordic Model, which includes criminalising the advertising of sexual services, was unlikely to progress. 
I have asked him if the proposal is equally unrealistic this time round and if he will be opposing it if it isn't.

Braziliana

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...The media likes to portray escorts as either high class courtesans leading a rarefied existence of luxury and adventure or downtrodden and exploited prostitutes leading a nightmare existence in a world of trafficking, drug abuse and evil pimps. These dual extremes make good media but they are not reality. The reality for myself and every escort I have ever met would make very dull television and thus is not televised. We are just workers. We work. We do our jobs and get paid. End of story...
+1000!

ana30

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I sent an email to my MP, Nickie Aiken [redacted]


Best statement ever. I agree with every letter and coma. Thanks for sending that letter. Claps profusely.
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MsRedhead

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I honestly don't think she has any chance of adding amendments to that bill. Far more serious issues with this terrible piece of legislation have been raised to no effect.

She is lobbying Labour to support this, so this is a huge threat in my opinion

MsRedhead

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Decrim Now have a template letter for this to send a letter to your MP now, all you have to do is put in your postcode. You can also customise it.

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Hi, this isn't the right link, it's the link for your MP specifically, people need to use:

h ttps://decrimnow.eaction.org.uk/nonordicmodel to get the right information for their MP
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