Every Picture Tells A Story?

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This photograph was taken at the launch on Sunday, of the UK Muslim Youth! My, even our old friend Vakas Hussain turned up, I see. A right family excursion in fact, what with uncle Mahroof, ‘Moofy’, there as well! Rothpol … Continue reading

Where did he get that idea from? Three

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Another piece of the evidence Jigsaw? Strange case of the disappearing leaflet?

Confirmation from Parliamentary Review

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A Parliamentary Review confirms what Rothpol has always said. “There is no evidence that children are any safer fro sexual abuse because of the Councils meaningless new paper policies. Right then, that’s where we are. Bit embarrassing, but we can … Continue reading

Wil Ewart – says thank you!

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Thank you to Keith Vaz, the Home Affairs Committee, Ann Cryer, Andrew Norfolk and the many others who are doing their best to expose and reduce the sexual abuse of children through grooming in Rotherham and other British towns. And … Continue reading

Yvonne Ridley’s reaction

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There should, of course, be resignations, apologies and an investigation of those who have deliberately covered up this scandal for years. Rotherham is a rotten borough and Labour has attempted, in the past, to put a sticking plaster on the … Continue reading

Fiddling While Rome Burns? A Response From Gillian Radcliffe

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Too good to miss, originally left as a comment: “I welcome the advice on the RMBC website as a tiny, tiny step in the right direction. But what a disgrace that it took so long, was issued so grudgingly (only … Continue reading

Spring Political Season Starts

When the ‘Spring Conference Season’ has come and gone and the Members of Parliament back in their constituencies for Easter, some preparing their local election strategies, it is time for Rothpol to shake himself out of his torpor and get back to holding all of our local politicians to account.

Firstly some catching up to do, followed by the fruits of our own investigation into the fundamentally undemocratic nature of the Labour Party in parts of our Borough, plus reader supplied, news and comment on the issues of the day.

Some you might have missed:

The Star, Rotherham MP backs charity campaign, Troubled Magna to ask council for another loan, South Yorkshire detectives ordered to smarten up and Peer suspended by Labour

The Advertiser, PCC rejects fears over sex exploitation of missing kids, iPads point the way to a paper-less future for Rotherham Council and Rotherham driver pays price for illegal ‘taxi’ passengers

First piece of political gossip concerning the 2014 local government elections May 2014 Labour Party nominations. Gerald Smith, we have been told, will be seeking re-election for another four year term. Wonder if Dick Russell’s ward will be letting him stand again?

Plus, why is this post, The Uncomfortable Truth About Jahangir Akhtar! at a total now of 184070 page views, still number one today?