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

New Advertiser campaign calls for more mental health help in our schools

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New Advertiser campaign calls for more mental health help in our schools THE Advertiser is today launching a “Class Action” against failing mental health in schools – demanding more help for students and teachers. Our campaign comes after a survey … Continue reading

Ex-PCC Shaun Wright will not be investigated by police over ‘CSE perjury’

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THE police watchdog’s investigation into whether former police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright lied to MPs has found he did not commit a criminal offence. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) will not make a referral to the Director … Continue reading

Rotherham’s MPs clock up £20,000 worth of overseas trips

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ROTHERHAM’S jet-setting MPs clocked up overseas trips worth more than £20,000 last year. The expeditions, which were paid for by their hosts and linked to parliamentary business, involved flying out to such far-flung places as Borneo, Taiwan and Germany. Parliamentary … Continue reading

Yorkshire Post on Inhumanity of grooming gang.

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The Yorkshire Post says: Inhumanity of grooming gang. Abuse victims as young as 11 – what lessons should be learned? OUR first thoughts today are with the young victims of the Huddersfield grooming gang who were subjected to a level … Continue reading

HS2 coming to town again – consultation events planned over Rotherham route

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HS2 IS launching another charm offensive with a wave of consultation events in Rotherham after unveiling fresh plans which have enraged protesters. The high-speed link team will be in Aston, Hellaby and Mexborough at the end of this month and … Continue reading