Tag: Managed Approach

Further calls for the Managed Approach to be ended

Students from Ruth Gorse Academy will speak about their experiences walking to school through the Managed Approach area on BBC’s Look North programme tonight (10 November 2020) ahead of a debate on the Managed Approach at the full Council meeting tomorrow. Ben Mallinson, Principal at Ruth Gorse, has written to

Women protest against the Managed Approach in Holbeck

Women from a group called Leeds ReSisters unfurled a banner on Whitehall Road in Holbeck this morning reading: “City of Punters #WomenFriendlyCity #ChildFriendlyLeeds #Leeds2023” The group are angry that Safer Leeds appear to be continuing with the Managed Approach to street sex work in Holbeck and called the recent Independent

Independent review recommends keeping the Managed Approach

An independent review of the ‘Managed Approach’ to street sex work in Holbeck recommends that the approach remains in place and continues to evolve. The report, published this morning (10 July 2020) was commissioned last year and undertaken by The University of Huddersfield. It concludes that the Managed Approach should

Managed Approach curtailed by Coronavirus crisis

Safer Leeds has changed the Managed Approach to street prostitution in Holbeck in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Sex workers and men seeking sex are advised that the Government’s advice on social distancing applies to them and that soliciting in the Managed Approach area, or the surrounding residential area, will

Independent review of Holbeck Managed Approach to start this week

University of Huddersfield Enterprises Limited, has been appointed to carry out an Independent Review into the city’s Managed Approach to street sex work in Holbeck. This follows a tendering process by Leeds City Council which commenced in May this year. Four tenders were subject to a detailed assessment and evaluation