Government lifts ban on Ann Summers job ads

Government has decided not to challenge a High Court decision that banned sex
toy and lingerie chain Ann Summers from advertising in Jobcentres.

Government had 28 days to take the matter to the Court of Appeal, but has told
Ann Summers it will accept adverts in all Jobcentres from 21 July.

month, the High Court overturned an earlier decision to ban the job adverts.

Department for Work & Pensions had argued that it shouldn’t advertise jobs
connected with ‘the sex or personal services industry’.

By Quentin Reade

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