Home Office Correspondence

Scope and Content


- United Nations' questionnaires relating to the suppression of the traffic in persons and the exploitation of prostitution of others (1958, 1959, 1960, 1969)

- Clauses 4 and 5 of the Criminal Justice Bill on detention centres (1961)

- resolutions relating to Street Offences Act 1959 passed at the Annual General Meetings (1961, 1963, 1966, 1971)

- the Home Office's Criminal Law Revision Commission to consider the law on sexual offences including rape, marital rape, incest

- criminal statistics 1974 (Cmnd 6168)(with letter dated 30 Dec 1975)

- sex tourism (1984)

- Campaign against kerb crawling (1984)

- general resolution for the 28th International Congress at Vienna (1984)

- missing children in Britain and need for a central register of missing children

- UN Convention on the Right of the Child and UN Convention of 1949 for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others

- lowering the age of consent (1991) and about legalising brothels

- anti-bullying strategies (1991)

- the English Collective of Prostitutes and police using the possession of condoms as evidence against women whom they have arrested (1992)

- resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting in 1992 on runaway children and on legalised brothels