Prostitution 3

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- letter and carbon copy memorandum by the Paddington Moral Reform Council and presented to the Home Secretary on 14 Mar 1951

- carbon copy of 'Prostitution, its crime and how to deal with it'. Observations by Mrs G Carrington Wood

- papers relating to the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene conference 'Prostitution: legal and social implications' held on 25-26 Apr 1956 with typescript report on legal and social aspects of prostitution

- correspondence with Sir Hartley Shawcross on the law in regard to immoral earnings and whether he would like to give the annual Alison Neilans memorial lecture (declined)

- correspondence concerning discussion of prostitution in the House of Commons (1958)

Press cuttings:

- 'Mrs Lane wants to clean up London' from 'The Evening Standard' dated 17 Mar 1951 and two others on ending vice in the West End

- 'Vice law fears of licensees. Trade will fight relaxation' from 'The Times' dated 16 Oct 1957 and two other press cuttings

- 'Vice report muddle could ruin trade. Mrs Grand attacks the Wolfenden suggestion' from 'The Morning Advertiser' dated 5 Dec 1957