Seems this old story is now of contemporary relevance.
Last night Borough Councillor Shabana Ahmed broke cover to bring us this statement:
“I wasn’t intending to comment publicly this early in my political position but since my name has been mentioned along with the other women Cllrs I feel I need to make my position clear.
As a mother myself I am horrified at some of the cases in the media and also the recent case of child exploitation in Rotherham.
As someone who has worked with children and families for the last 15 years I know only too well the devastating effects of sexual exploitation especially against children.
I am on the Improving Lives Overview and Scrutiny Select Commission
and although I am a new member I will be making absolutely sure that we are doing everything possible to protect our children and that we are not only implementing all the recommendations of the serious case review as…
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