Six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13 in Rotherham

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Six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13 in Rotherham Six men have been jailed for 101 years after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting young girls in Rotherham between 1998 and 2005. … Continue reading

Rotherham grooming scandal: £2m lawyers’ costs outstrip pay-outs to victims

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Rotherham Council and South Yorkshire Police have so far paid more than £2m to solicitors defending compensation claims from victims of the town’s child sexual exploitation scandal – significantly more than the amount paid for settled claims to date. The … Continue reading

Who gave these evil gangs licence to rape?

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By Laura Perrins October 22, 2018 Sixteen men have been jailed over the grooming and sexual abuse of Huddersfield children, it can now be reported. The abuse of the vulnerable, isolated and underage girls – the youngest of whom were … Continue reading

Child sex abuse figures ‘truly staggering’, says Rotherham MP

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A Rotherham MP has described new figures revealing that 3,234 offenders were jailed for child sex offences last year as ‘truly staggering’. But Sarah Champion said the Home Office figures for 2017 ‘only tell part of the story’. Of the offenders jailed, 20 … Continue reading

Sammy Woodhouse reaches German public broadcaster

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From DW News: Sammy Woodhouse is one of some 1400 people in Rotherham, UK, who were raped as children. For 16 years, a network of men – most of Pakistani origin – abused underage girls. But authorities repeatedly ignored warning … Continue reading

Survivor welcomes plans to introduce CCTV in taxis across the UK

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CAMPAIGNER Sammy Woodhouse has welcomed Government recommendations to install audio recording and CCTV equipment in all taxis across the country. Sammy said it was a “good step forward” and would keep passengers and drivers safer. MP Sarah Champion has also … Continue reading

Review urges tougher rules for minicabs after grooming scandals

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Tough new restrictions should be placed on minicab drivers to address failings highlighted by child sexual exploitation scandals in towns such as Rochdale and Rotherham, according to a government review. A report published today said that minicab and taxi drivers … Continue reading