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Universal Credit Is The Reason There’s No Sex Slavery In The UK

We’re often enough told that there’s some massive amount of sex slavery in Britain. This would be a bad thing as sex slavery is repeated rape. Despite what we’re so repeatedly told though there’s very little evidence of it actually happening. Operation Pentameter used every police force in the country to go look for it for 6 months. And Assembled Plod found not one single person in the entire country they could prosecute for the crime.

So, empirically, we should be concluding that while the possibility that it exists is there it’s not of any great volume. It’s still repeated rape and should be rooted out, punished viciously if found and so on – but it’s not a commonplace.

We can also look for evidence from elsewhere. Perhaps try to sidle up to the point through other information. At which point we could use the existence of universal Credit as proof that sex slavery doesn’t exist in the UK:

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Women are increasingly forced to take up sex work to get money for food and rent after becoming desperate over financial hardship caused by universal credit, an MPs’ committee has heard.[/perfectpullquote]

“Taking up sex work” is not sexual slavery. But, OK, so, the dastardliness of UC means more women prostituiting themselves.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]The work and pensions committee holds a parliamentary hearing on evidence that welfare reforms are linked to “survival sex”.[/perfectpullquote]

Doing so in order to be able to merely survive.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Universal Credit is forcing more women into sex work for just £5 to survive, charities tell MPs[/perfectpullquote]

Blimey, that’s cheap:

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Women forced into offering ‘survival sex’ for as little as £2,[/perfectpullquote]

That’s even cheaper.

Now, if this is happening then there can’t be any sex slavery, can there? We are told that the sex slavery exists because pimps and baddies can get rich off their oppression of women and the expropriation of the sweat of their – well, not hands or brain but – and this is why they do it.

And no one at all is going to get rich off procuring happy endings at £2 a time now, are they? And absolutely no one at all is going to go to the expense of kidnapping some young lassie, guarding her and risking decades in jail for the proceeds of such a low value and low turnover business.

That is, if £2 sex caused by universal credit is a thing beyond fevered fantasies then sex slavery isn’t a thing beyond such fevered fantasies. Simply because the existence of the one makes the other economically impractical and thus non-existent.

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Dodgy Geezer
Dodgy Geezer
5 years ago

I’ve got something MUCH worse! Do you realise that men all over the UK are being forced into practical and actual slavery in order to keep a roof over their head and food on the table? They are being required to work for shadowy slave masters called ’employers’ – sometimes in vast prison halls called ‘offices’ – sometimes being required to undertake hard physical labour in order to keep themselves and their families from starving or dying of cold in the winter. Surely we must stop this wholesale oppression of our entire population NOW! Contributions to my usual charity P.O.… Read more »

Leo Savantt
Leo Savantt
5 years ago

There is most unfortunately a great deal of sex slavery in the UK, but the slaves are not women brow beaten into surrendering their bodies for the price of a meal.

Those suffering thralldom are young girls, those imposing the servitude have been found in places such as Rotheram. Whilst neither the oppressor nor the oppressed are doing it for economic reasons, slavery it certainly is.

Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan
5 years ago
Reply to  Leo Savantt

The establishment and Plod carefully avoid mention of this for fear of a right wing reaction. Better the girls were raped than them having to face up to the consequences of bringing in so many from an incompatible culture.

Leo Savantt
Leo Savantt
5 years ago
Reply to  Matt Ryan

Exactly the argument made by a Labour MP in the HoC, the girls should not make a fuss for the sake of social cohesion.

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