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

Child abuse trial: ‘We needed help,’ says aunt of pregnant teenage sisters

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TWO sisters were both made pregnant as schoolgirls after becoming involved with older Asian youths and men, a court has heard. The sisters’ aunt told a jury she scoured the streets looking for her nieces — but knew there would … Continue reading

NCA: Four men deny 12 child sex offences – hunt for fifth continues

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FOUR men have pleaded not guilty to 12 historic child sex offences – while another suspect remains at large. Amin Aslam (34), of Leatham Avenue, Masbrough, Faisal Hussain (31), of Lovetot Road, Kimberworth Park, Yasser Iqbal Hussain (34), of Norborough … Continue reading

Six arrests after investigation into child sexual exploitation in Glasgow

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Six people have been arrested after a police investigation into child sexual exploitation in one of Scotland’s most deprived communities. Specialist detectives were brought into Govanhill, in the south of Glasgow, after The Times published reports alleging that children were … Continue reading

Kirklees detectives charge 31 people over historic child sex abuse in Huddersfield

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Detectives in Kirklees have charged 31 people with numerous offences including rape and trafficking with intent to engage in sexual exploitation. The charges relate to historic sexual offences which took place between 2005 and 2012. Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/crime/kirklees-detectives-charge-31-people-over-historic-child-sex-abuse-in-huddersfield-1-9301780 31 … Continue reading

Sammy Woodhouse: How I gave evidence against serial child abuser who made me pregnant at 15

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Sammy Woodhouse fought for years to bring the leader of a child grooming ring to justice. She is now revealing the gruelling experience of giving vital evidence against him in court in her new book. Four-and-a-half-years ago, Sammy Woodhouse set … Continue reading