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Puritanical borough of Hackney bans ‘sex’ establishments

Puritanical borough of Hackney bans ‘sex’ establishments

“Earlier draconian proposals included that all ‘sex’ establishments to be located below ground level with entrances “away from main thoroughfare”, meaning anywhere but the high street it’s located on.  An alley maybe?” Hackney council have agreed to ban any future adult establishments in the borough despite protest from employees of adult establishments, and 67 per […]

Hackney Councils woeful nil policy on sex establishments

Hackney Councils woeful nil policy on sex establishments

In going after adult establishments, Hackney Council have gone for easy prey. The sex industry does not have the lobby power or open support, other industries  such as gambling have … On Wednesday 12 January, the licensing Committee voted to approve a new ‘nil’ policy on ‘sex’ establishments. If approved by full council on 26 […]

Have your say on how sex establishments in Hackney are licensed

Have your say on how sex establishments in Hackney are licensed

Hackney Council’s licensing committee is inviting residents to help shape the borough’s town centres by taking part in a public consultation looking at the way sex establishments are licensed. The licensing committee is responsible for regulating sex shops, sex cinemas and sex entertainment venues, such as lap-dancing clubs and erotic dancing venues, and has drafted […]