To start us off today is this from the Doncaster Free Press:
Dearne councillors in firing line over latest child sexual exploitation report
Dearne councillors were in the firing line again this week after another damning report ruled Rotherham Council is ‘not fit for purpose’ over its failure to tackle widespread child sexual exploitation (CSE).
A scathing report by Louise Casey, the government’s lead official on troubled families, concluded officials failed to protect the borough’s most vulnerable citizens.
Her damning dossier was commissioned by communities secretary Eric Pickles to look at how the authority was now dealing with the problem – after a previous report last year by professor Alexis Jay OBE found at least 1,400 children had been abused by mainly Asian men between 1997 and 2013. Read on click link below.