Sheffield Labour MP ‘to face vote of no confidence’

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Labour Party members in a Sheffield constituency are to hold a vote of no-confidence in their MP. According to the BBC, Penistone and Stocksbridge MP Angela Smith will face the vote tonight at a meeting of her Constituency Labour Party … Continue reading

Six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13 in Rotherham

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Six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13 in Rotherham Six men have been jailed for 101 years after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting young girls in Rotherham between 1998 and 2005. … Continue reading

Potholes funding is not enough, says councillor

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EXTRA cash announced by the Government to patch up roads in the borough falls well short of what is needed, a councillor has said. The Department for Transport announced on Monday that Rotherham will receive an extra £1.65m in funding … Continue reading

Rotherham grooming scandal: £2m lawyers’ costs outstrip pay-outs to victims

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Rotherham Council and South Yorkshire Police have so far paid more than £2m to solicitors defending compensation claims from victims of the town’s child sexual exploitation scandal – significantly more than the amount paid for settled claims to date. The … Continue reading