This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Arrests, prosecutions and convictions for prostitution related offences'.

C&CR FOI Investigation Team
1st Floor Westfields 
Ms Eva Levy
C/O Municipal Buildings 
Earle Street 
Telephone: 0300 123 5500
Date: 10 February 2021
Our Reference: 10851349
Dear Ms Levy
Information Request - 10851349 - Arrests, prosecutions and convictions 
I am responding to your request for information, which has been considered under the Freedom of 
Information Act 2000 (FoIA) and logged as case 10851349. 
Your request is as follows:
Dear Cheshire Police and Crime Panel,Please could you provide details of how many people have 
been (a) arrested for (b) prosecuted for and (c) convicted of vice-related offences by your force for 
the years 2018 to 2020 inclusive; and if possible the gender and age/age-range of the persons.Vice-
related offences include: 

Loitering or Soliciting for Prostitution Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation Causing, Inciting and 
Controlling Prostitution for Gain Keeping a Brothel Paying for Sexual Services.If possible can you 
specify for each case which one of the offences listed above it was. 
Many thanks, 
Yours faithfully

I am writing to advise you that, following a search of our paper and electronic records, I have established 
that the information you requested is not held by Cheshire East Council.   
The Cheshire Police and Crime Panel is not classed as a public authority under the Freedom of 
Information Act 2000 and is therefore is not obliged to respond to such requests.
However, Cheshire East Council can confirm the Panel does not hold the information you have requested 
as the Cheshire Police and Crime Panel does not directly employ any staff. 

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Yours sincerely
Gill Clowes
Customer Relations and Compliance Assistant 
Cheshire East Council