Dan Jarvis hits back at One Yorkshire critics but accepts need for economic case

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Supporters of Yorkshire-wide attempts to win powers and money from Westminster must acknowledge the critics and produce an economic argument for devolution, the region’s first metro mayor has said. Dan Jarvis stressed he is “personally convinced” of the economic case … Continue reading

Taxi scandal: transport ministers dismissed fears over cross-border licence rules

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Transport ministers have been accused of encouraging a “race to the bottom” in the taxi industry that threatens passenger safety. The criticism followed a Times investigation into lax regulation that allows thousands of cross-border minicab drivers to work in towns … Continue reading

Crack dealers, burglars and violent criminals driving taxis

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More from the Times investigation: Criminals with records of dealing crack, child abuse, assault and burglary have been given licences to work as taxi drivers in England’s second city. Birmingham city council, Europe’s largest local authority, released details under the … Continue reading

A Wath Houdini Perhaps?

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I hope I haven’t confused readers by reproducing this post, first published on legless in Rotherham, https://rotherhamboroughcouncil.wordpress.com The post starts here: The health spokesman cllr Simon Evans seems to have disappeared down into his hole. No one has seen the illustrious wannabe cllr for a few … Continue reading

Vile, paedophile granddad who made £2,000 a night selling Telford girls at ‘The Rape House’

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Vile, paedophile granddad who made £2,000 a night selling Telford girls at ‘The Rape House’ Shahzad ‘Keith’ Khan operated a vast child sex ring right under the noses of the authorities and even found sex slave victims outside a local … Continue reading

Four Kashmiri women in a vicious attack on MP Sarah Champion: Why?

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A report that they helped write accuses Champion of “fanning the flames of racial hatred.” Most worrying is it identifying Sara as callous in making racist comments on the anniversary of the thuggish, nasty, hate murder of Mushin Ahmed in … Continue reading

Denial of Child Sexual Exploitation Perpetrators: History repeats itself, first as tragedy then as farce

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Denial of Child Sexual Exploitation Perpetrators: History repeats itself, first as tragedy then as farce WE are seeing the construction of a smokescreen to obscure the truth about CSE in Rotherham and again the official denial that allowed CSE to … Continue reading