Prostitution is the practice of selling sex for money. It is legal in the UK for a person to buy sexual services or work as a private prostitute or escort.
The following related activities are illegal:
A brothel is a place used for the purpose of prostitution. It is an offence for a landlord, a tenant or anyone else to be involved in the running of a brothel.
To report prostitution fill in the Give us Information about suspected crime form, or visit a police station in person.