The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade will hold its AGM on Tuesday 16 October 2018.
On Wednesday 4 July 2018 a Westminster Hall debate was held in the Houses of Parliament to discuss the motion, ‘Tackling demand for commercial sexual exploitation’. MPs from the Conservative Party, Labour Party and Scottish National Party called on the Government to tackle demand for prostitution and sex trafficking by criminalising paying for sex, decriminalising selling sex and providing exiting services for people exploited in the sex trade. Contributors to the debate included: Sarah Champion MP, Gavin Shuker MP, Fiona Bruce MP, Jim Shannon MP, Ronnie Cowan MP, Jess Phillips MP, Angela Crawley MP and Carolyn Harris MP.
On 13 September 2017 the APPG on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade held its AGM in the Houses of Parliament. Elections were held for the positions of officers of the group. The following parliamentarians were elected as officers of the APPG on Prostitution: Gavin Shuker MP (Chair), Fiona Bruce MP (Vice-Chair), Sarah Champion MP (Vice-Chair), Thangam Debbonaire MP (Vice-Chair), Jess Phillips MP (Vice-Chair), and Lord McColl of Dulwich (Secretary).