Survivor welcomes plans to introduce CCTV in taxis across the UK

29262_bigCAMPAIGNER Sammy Woodhouse has welcomed Government recommendations to install audio recording and CCTV equipment in all taxis across the country.

Sammy said it was a “good step forward” and would keep passengers and drivers safer. MP Sarah Champion has also welcomed the proposal.

Sammy, who was groomed as a teenager by abuse gang ringleader Arshid Hussain, was part of the Rotherham Steering Group, which successfully fought for licensing policy changes at Rotherham Borough Council following the CSE scandal.

Prof Alexis Jay said in her report on child sex abuse in 2014 that taxi drivers had been involved in transporting and abusing young CSE victims.

Read on… https://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,survivor-welcomes-plans-to-introduce-cctv-in-taxis-across-the-uk_28747.htm

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