Tag Archives: Alexis Jay

Alexis Jay: We want to listen to the victims of sexual abuse

From: Professor Alexis Jay, Chair, Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. The Yorkshire Post Says: Rotherham ‘cock up’ does not do justice to one of the biggest scandals in council history AS Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual … Continue reading

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Child abuse ‘whitewash’ as Rotherham council chiefs escape blame

Child abuse ‘whitewash’ as Rotherham council chiefs escape blame Andrew Norfolk, Chief Investigative Reporter September 7 2017, 12:01am, The Times Sarah Champion, the South Yorkshire town’s MP, called the reports a “wasted opportunity”Getty Images New inquiries into the Rotherham child abuse scandal were … Continue reading

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The Yorkshire Post Says: Rotherham ‘cock up’ does not do justice to one of the biggest scandals in council history

IT would be churlish not to acknowledge the progress that Rotherham Council continues to make after the borough’s reputation was so besmirched by the child sex grooming scandal. The latest raft of reports offer encouragement offering a level of transparency … Continue reading

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Rotherham CSE Independent Investigations Local Press

Rotherham abuse scandal: Six reports into ‘blatant’ council failures and alleged thefts to be published Six reports exploring the “blatant” failures by senior figures at Rotherham Council over the town’s child abuse scandal – and alleged attempts to cover up … Continue reading

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Rotherham CSE Independent Investigations Reports

The Reports: Overview, or the spin. Read it here: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/3515/summary_report.pdf Investigation into the Performance, Practice and Conduct of Senior Employees of the Council over the period of the Jay Report (1997-2013) and further highlighted in the Corporate Governance Inspection report … Continue reading

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Home Office fined £366,900 for breaking pay cap for abuse inquiry chief

The Home Office has been fined £366,900 for breaching the government’s senior salary pay cap when it appointed the head of a child sex abuse inquiry. It was penalised by the Treasury for failing to get clearance in advance before … Continue reading

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Powerful want us to fail, says head of historical child abuse inquiry

The head of the inquiry into historical child abuse has criticised powerful “vested interests” who see its work as a threat and want it to fail. Alexis Jay, who is the fourth person to chair the Independent Inquiry into Child … Continue reading

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