Diana Johnson MP's article in the Yorkshire Post, 19 September 2013
IN towns and cities across Yorkshire – Leeds, Hull, Sheffield and elsewhere – lap dancing clubs have become an increasingly familiar
sight, as they have elsewhere in the country.
Lap dancing clubs are relatively new in the UK. The first club opened in 1995, but since then they have proliferated. Their number is now a
matter of legitimate concern to many. It has taken some years to refine the regime for controlling their