Criminal Law Revision Committee

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- typescript 'Review of the law on sexual offences' memorandum from Joyce Ansell to the Criminal Law Revision Committee (Mar 1976)

- typescript 'Observations by the Josephine Butler Society on the Working Paper on the Age of Consent in relation to Sexual Offences' by Joyce Ansell (Aug 1979)

- typescript 'Response to Criminal Law Revision Committee's questionnaire on the law of Prostitution' (Oct 1979)

- typescript report 'Observations by the Josephine Butler Society on the Policy Advisory Committee on Sexual Offences Working Paper on the Age of Consent in relation to Sexual Offences' (Jun 1979) with related correspondence

- typescript report 'Observations of the Criminal Law Revision Committee's Working Paper on Sexual Offences' (Oct 1980) with correspondence concerning edits to report (Mar 1981)

- typescript 'Observations on the Criminal Law Revision Committee's Working Paper on Offences relating to Prostitution and allied Offences' (Jun 1983) with some drafts and correspondence

- copy of Evidence submitted to the Criminal Law Revision Committee on the Working Paper on Offences relating to Prostitution and Allied Offences by the Board for Social Responsibility (Oct 1983)

- photocopy of London Borough of Camden's submission to Criminal Law Revision Committee on Prostitution (Nov 1983)

- typescript report 'Observations of the Josephine Butler Society submitted to the Home Secretary on the Criminal Law Revision Committee's final reports on prostitution' (Jul 1986)

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

- booklet 'Working Paper on Sexual Offences', Criminal Law Revision Committee, London : HMSO, 1980 (ref 345.0253 GRE)

- Prostitution in the street : sixteenth report / Criminal Law Revision Committee ; presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Home Department ..., London: HMSO, 1984 (ref 345.02534 GRE)

Press cuttings:

- 'Man jailed for conspiring to corrupt morals' publication unidentified dated 14 Mar 1981 (with letter dated 16 Mar 1981)

- 'How the rape law really works' from 'The Times' (10 Feb 1982) with letter dated 5 Jan 1982

- 'Call girls help vice law probe' from 'The Sun' (22 Jun 1979)