Illicit drugs, prostitution bolster Britain’s economy by £11 bn a year

Britons’ spending on prostitution and illegal drugs bolsters the UK economy by as much as £11 billion (US$17.8 billion) per year, according to newly published figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Revised data released by the government statistical body indicates that household spending increased in 2012, partially as a result of Britons’ consumption […] …read more