Champion challenges Government over increase in online child abuse

Rotherham MP Sarah Champion has urged the Government to ‘act urgently’ following a 400 per cent increase in online child abuse.

Speaking in the House of Commons, Ms Champion asked Home Office Minister Ben Wallace MP: “The Minister will know that online child abuse has reached unprecedented levels and is increasing.

“The Internet Watch Foundation states that there has been a 417 per cent increase in reports of child sexual abuse images and video since 2013.

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MP Sarah Champion quizzes Government over plans to tackle online abuse

ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion challenged the Government over its record of tackling the increasing problem of online child abuse.

The shadow minister for preventing abuse told Monday’s (5) Commons debate on cybercrime the problem had reached an unprecedented level and was still rising.

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