Tag Archives: Grooming

Wilful blindness allows monsters to flourish

Associates who insist they didn’t ‘know’ about Weinstein’s abuses spent years deluding themselves for an easy life The journalist Gitta Sereny spent decades trying to crack the smooth sophistry that had saved Hitler’s architect Albert Speer from the gallows. If … Continue reading

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UKIP demands public inquiry over Rotherham abuse scandal

UKIP councillors will call later today for a public inquiry into the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal. Two motions going before today’s full council meeting will discuss the contents of six independent reports into the council’s conduct during the time … Continue reading

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Adult survivors of CSE in Rotherham want Jean Imray to answer these questions

16 Oct 2017 — Q1 Were you part of the DLT (Directorate Leadership Team) when the DLT agreed to seek some independent, expert guidance on the content of Voices of Despair Voices of Hope? Q2 Who first made you aware of … Continue reading

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Operation Sanctuary: Final member of sex grooming gang jailed

The last member of a gang which plied young women with drugs and forced them to have sex has been jailed. Last month 16 men and one woman were jailed after the Operation Sanctuary investigation into the sexual abuse of … Continue reading

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

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

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Rotherham Borough Council in line for national social work award

ROTHERHAM Borough Council is in the running to be named the best social work employer of the year. The authority — heavily criticised in the Jay and Casey reports of 2014 and 2015 — has been praised for its work … Continue reading

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Sunrise team: Anti-grooming unit in Rochdale sees 21 jailed

Twenty-one people have been jailed for child sexual exploitation offences in the last four years after a team was set up to protect vulnerable children. The Sunrise team was launched by Rochdale Council after nine men were jailed in 2012 … Continue reading

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