The Sarah Champion fan club is out in force today – even Cameron PM asks to meet her

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Rotherham MP describes town’s child protection funding as ‘drop in the ocean’ http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/feb/26/rotherham-mp-describes-outreach-funding-as-drop-in-the-ocean MP calls for dedicated centre to support victims of child sex abuse in Rotherham http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/crime/mp-calls-for-dedicated-centre-to-support-victims-of-child-sex-abuse-in-rotherham-1-7129183 Call for abuse victims to get ‘disaster’ funds http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/election-politics/politics-and-election-news/call-for-abuse-victims-to-get-disaster-funds-1-7128800 PM demands action … Continue reading

Late News – Rotherham’s disgrace goes international

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The International Business Times, no less! Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Police make 3 new arrests South Yorkshire Police have made three arrests in connection with high-profile sex abuse rings operating in Rotherham, as well as similar cases in Sheffield. … Continue reading

Labour, Biraderi, Corruption and Child Sexual Abuse: Joining up the Dots

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This piece published previously, the best article I have seen on the subject of biraderism as it relates to Rotherham. Seems appropriate also, because Len Tingle uttered the word, not to be spoken out loud, Biraderism! Live on Look North, … Continue reading

Commissioners announced!

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Latest spotted by RR: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/directions-to-rotherham-metropolitan-borough-council-and-related-documents Some easily available info on the Commissioners: Sir Derek Myers http://centreforlondon.org/person/derek-myers/ Stella Manzie CBE http://www.legalservicesboard.org.uk/about_us/office_for_legal_complaints/olc_board/Stella_Manzie.htm Malcolm Newsam http://www.communitycare.co.uk/2014/10/08/troubleshooter-sent-oversee-improvements-childrens-services-rotherham/ Mary Ney http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/11360340.Greenwich_Council_chief_executive_to_retire___leaving___185_000_job_up_for_grabs/ Julie Kenny https://www.gov.uk/government/people/julie-kenny Wonder if any of these has anything to hide? New #Rotherham … Continue reading

News Thursday 26 Feb 2015

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Hundreds attend special service for victims of Rotherham abuse scandal http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/hundreds-attend-special-service-for-victims-of-rotherham-abuse-scandal-1-7126427 Trio arrested for child abuse http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/trio-arrested-for-child-abuse-1-7126404 South Yorkshire Police officers sacked for criminal damage and lying on a statement http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/crime/south-yorkshire-police-officers-sacked-for-criminal-damage-and-lying-on-a-statement-1-7126217

Bradford – Labour’s selection woes

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Labour seems to be having a problem with the Biraderists  in Bradford, a selection spotted by RR: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/feb/25/labour-candidate-chosen-to-face-galloway-resigns-after-three-days http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/election-politics/full-coverage/labour-high-command-to-choose-bradford-candidate-1-7126795 http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/02/25/galloway-amina-ali-bradfo_n_6749798.html And the Times:

News for the late crew

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A variety, for those who turn up later than most to read first for a change, a number of sources for these, thanks to all. News of George Galloway’s Labour opponent: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/election-politics/full-coverage/shock-as-new-labour-candidate-quits-in-george-galloway-s-bradford-seat-1-7124947 Labour candidate in bnp row: http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Leicester-Labour-council-candidate-Teresa-Aldred/story-26077381-detail/story.html News of … Continue reading