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Amber Rudd announces crackdown on extremist and offensive content online

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has unveiled a raft of new measures designed to crack down on extremist and offensive content online. In the first concrete measure to emerge from a major review launched this summer, the minister announced tougher penalties … Continue reading

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Counter-terror programme is “doing a fantastic job” insists Home Secretary Amber Rudd during Leeds visit

Home secretary Amber Rudd yesterday issued an unequivocal defence of the Government’s anti-radicalisation programme, after a Yorkshire civil liberties charity called for the controversial policy to be scrapped. Ms Rudd was speaking during a visit to Leeds, where she took … Continue reading

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Fighting sex abuse overrides cultural harmony, says Rudd

Cultural sensitivities must not be allowed to deter work aimed at uncovering child sex abuse, the home secretary has said. Amber Rudd spoke after the convictions of 17 men and one woman three days ago for the sexual abuse of … Continue reading

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Rotherham MP claims people avoid reporting child abuse over racism fears

A Rotherham MP claims people are not reporting child abuse for fear of being labelled racist. Sarah Champion said there is a need to acknowledge that the ‘majority of perpetrators have been British-Pakistani’ in the English towns and cities where … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire sex gang victim plans to meet with Home Secretary in fight for new law

A woman who was raped by the leader of a notorious South Yorkshire grooming gang wants to meet with the Home Secretary to get royal pardon for sex abuse victims. Sammy Woodhouse wants to meet with MP Amber Rudd to … 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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Government criticised over ‘suppressed’ extremist report

Government criticised over ‘suppressed’ extremist report The government has been criticised for refusing to publish an internal report on the funding of UK extremist groups. The home secretary has published a two-page summary which concluded most organisations were funded via … Continue reading

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