Tag Archives: Andrew Norfolk

Who really wears the trousers? Hoddinott perhaps?

A ‘macho bullying culture’. Anyone who has taken any interest in the politics of Rotherham over the past few years will remember this witheringly accurate allegation levelled by Professor Jay in 2014. It’s true that Chris Read has gone to … 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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Sarah Champion: Rotherham MP defends her grooming gangs comments

ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion has warned that the “floppy left” is afraid of speaking out on issues such as sex grooming gangs for fear of being branded racist. The former Shadow Women and Equalities Secretary was forced to quit her … Continue reading

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Sarah Champion interviewed by Andrew Norfolk

Saturday interview Sarah Champion MP: ‘I’d rather be called a racist than turn a blind eye to child abuse’ The Labour MP whose article about sex gangs caused a furore, talks to The Times Andrew Norfolk September 2 2017, 12:01am, The … Continue reading

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Rotherham: The questions that remain three years on

Three years ago this week, Professor Alexis Jay published her shocking findings that exposed the sickening extent of child abuse by grooming gangs in the South Yorkshire town of Rotherham – and how the authorities had utterly failed an estimated … Continue reading

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That’s champion! But 1400 wrongs don’t make a Wright

Sarah Champion’s most recent resignation appears to have upset some people, who are seemingly wondering why she couldn’t have just let sleeping dogs lie. You see, Jay and Casey said it first, but Champion got there in the end, and … Continue reading

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Andrew Norfolk on Sarah Champion – To change attitudes will risk offence

Sarah Champion | analysis August 17 2017, 12:01am, The Times To change attitudes will risk offence Andrew Norfolk Forced to resign for speaking an uncomfortable truth, Sarah Champion has fallen victim to the same liberal squeamishness that for years allowed street-grooming … Continue reading

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