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The Government has promised legislation after the general election to tackle the problem of prostitutes' cards in phone-boxes. Placing them could result in a pounds 1,000 fine, and the Home Office will take powers to extend the offence to other public places such as bus-shelters. Ministers decided not to create a general offence of unauthorised advertising.

The Government has promised legislation after the general election to tackle the problem of prostitutes' cards in phone-boxes. Placing them could result in a pounds 1,000 fine, and the Home Office will take powers to extend the offence to other public places such as bus-shelters. Ministers decided not to create a general offence of unauthorised advertising.



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