Crack dealers, burglars and violent criminals driving taxis

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More from the Times investigation: Criminals with records of dealing crack, child abuse, assault and burglary have been given licences to work as taxi drivers in England’s second city. Birmingham city council, Europe’s largest local authority, released details under the … Continue reading

Grooming gangs ‘are abusing girls across the country’, victims and investigators warn

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Call for action comes as Bradford records 62 per cent rise in the number of referrals to its specialist child sexual exploitation service Grooming gangs across the country are repeating the horrific abuse exposed in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and most recently Newcastle, victims and … Continue reading

Andrew Norfolk’s Perspective

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A disturbing pattern is repeated again, and more cases to come The Northumbria prosecution means that Newcastle upon Tyne has joined a growing list of towns and cities in which groups of south Asian men have stood trial for street-grooming … Continue reading

Moofy’s Midlands manoeuvring: More questions than answers.

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So, according to Andrew Gilligan (Sunday Times 30th April 2017), Mahroof Hussain has pitched up in the West Midlands to lend a hand to Sion Simon the Labour candidate in the mayoral contest. But should anyone really be surprised that … Continue reading

Teenage Labour activist quits political role claiming he was victim of homophobia

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Teenage Labour activist quits political role claiming he was victim of homophobia A teenage Birmingham political activist has quit his Labour post and threatened to resign from the Party after claiming to have been the victim of homophobia. Former city … Continue reading

Confidential police reports reveal ‘threats to life’ to failed child sexual exploitation victims

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Spotted for us by Regular Reader: Confidential police reports reveal ‘threats to life’ to failed child sexual exploitation victims Birmingham Mail campaign sees release of bombshell documents which reveal true horror and scale of Asian grooming and trafficking gangs http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/confidential-police-reports-reveal-threats-9514835

Another development in the ‘Trojan Horse’ plot

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The Telegraph is also carrying this latest development in the ‘Trojan Horse’ saga: Another Birmingham school put in special measures amid ‘Trojan Horse’ fears Small Heath, a previously “outstanding” non-faith state secondary, is expected to be downgraded to “inadequate” by … Continue reading