Former police commissioner Shaun Wright is ‘likely’ to face a criminal investigation in the wake of the explosive Jay Report – along with other former and current Rotherham councillors and council officers.
South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton has revealed an independent inquiry overseen by the National Crime Agency will involve ‘criminal investigations into the actions of council officers and councillors at Rotherham’ over potential misconduct in public office.
In a letter to the Home Affairs Select Committee, he said: “This is likely to involve the ex-police and crime commissioner who was a councillor at the time and lead member for children’s services.” Read on……
From the Yorkshire Post: Criminal charges possible for Rotherham Council staff
and this from, Diana Johnson: Rotherham’s legacy must be education