Standards watchdog head Sir Kevin Barron resigns over cover-up fears The head of the Commons standards watchdog has resigned and accused parliament of “sacrificing transparency” by banning the identification of MPs who are under investigation. Sir Kevin Barron announced yesterday … Continue reading
The victims’ commissioner has accused senior police officers of taking a retrograde step over plans to abandon the national policy to believe alleged sexual abuse victims automatically. Baroness Newlove said that victims of rape and sexual assault would be less … Continue reading
LIKE many another passenger on Yorkshire’s woeful rail network, I tend to approach every journey with the same sense of trepidation as an appointment with the dentist for root-canal treatment. How painful an experience will it be today? Am I … Continue reading
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What are the Council wardens up to in Eastwood ? Three Green bins full of household waste. Surely the Wardens must have seen these ? (they are around Eastwood daily) this will cause more Vermin issues around that area.
Boris Johnson was right about burka, says leading imam A prominent imam has defended Boris Johnson in a row over the burka as Ruth Davidson joined senior Tories in criticising the former foreign secretary. Mr Johnson faces mounting pressure to … Continue reading
Four men from South Yorkshire have appeared in court charged with a total of 21 sexual offences including multiple counts of rape and indecent under the age of 16 – with a warrant arrested for a fifth. The men have … Continue reading