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

Church hit by 48 child abuse claims in one diocese, inquiry told

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Church hit by 48 child abuse claims in one diocese, inquiry told The extent of the Church of England’s failure to identify, expose and punish child abusers within its ranks is set to be laid bare by a major inquiry, … Continue reading

Police look at bishops’ ‘failure to act’ over sex abuse claims

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Police are investigating a complaint by a former priest against senior Church of England clergy that they ignored sex abuse claims, the BBC understands. Matt Ineson said Church leaders failed to act when he told them, more than 20 years … Continue reading

Child sex abuse compensation payments paid by Rotherham council bosses

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A LAWYER representing victims of Rotherham’s child sex abuse scandal has welcomed compensation payments being paid by council bosses and police in six cases — with a further 75 claims still to be settled. Child abuse expert David Greenwood, of … Continue reading

Police and council agree compensation running into six figures with Rotherham abuse scandal victims

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Victims of the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal have received compensation pay-outs running into six-figure sums from South Yorkshire Police and the town’s council, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. Lawyers acting on behalf of 75 women who were preyed on … Continue reading

Rotherham’s corrupt cops wouldn’t tackle child abuse

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Rotherham’s corrupt cops wouldn’t tackle child abuse Jayne Senior spoke to Sadie Robinson about her new book which exposes how the authories in Rotherheam held back the truth of an abuse scandal A corrupt police officer was among those refusing to … Continue reading

Children still being placed at risk in Rotherham

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Outcry as fresh report shows children still being placed at risk in Rotherham A SOLICITOR representing victims of child sexual exploitation has sharply criticised Rotherham Council after a recent damning inspection report into a children’s home revealed serious safeguarding failures … Continue reading