Grooming gangs ‘are abusing girls across the country’, victims and investigators warn

Call for action comes as Bradford records 62 per cent rise in the number of referrals to its specialist child sexual exploitation service

Grooming gangs across the country are repeating the horrific abuse exposed in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and most recently Newcastle, victims and investigators have warned.

There are mounting calls for nationwide action to combat sexual exploitation, with authorities accused of playing catch-up after ignoring victims “for decades and decades”.

Sammy Woodhouse, who was abused as a teenager by the Rotherham ringleader Arshid “Mad Ash” Hussain and has waived her right to anonymity, said abuse was underway “all over the country”.

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3 thoughts on “Grooming gangs ‘are abusing girls across the country’, victims and investigators warn

  1. “She warned that if British society does not have “open and honest conversations” on the factors and attitudes driving grooming, the far-right will be able to control the debate. ”

    The left in general and the Labour Party in particular has done a very passable imitation of an ostrich on this issue – which thanks to this neglect has been allowed to fester and grow into an epidemic.

    The silence is deafening, and no doubt will continue to be deafening

    Considering that the victims and their families are generally the very sort of people the Labour Party was set up to defend, protect and serve this is utterly despicable and shameful


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