Tag Archives: Kevin Barron

An important reminder – Rotherham rape victim: ‘Justice could have been done 13 years ago’

Woman calls for apology from South Yorkshire police, which failed to act when she reported sexual abuse as teenager When Sageer Hussain and seven other men from Rotherham were sentenced to prison, the woman they had raped and sexually abused … Continue reading

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MPs due to attend Thurcroft HS2 information event

THREE Members of Parliament are expected to attend an information event about high speed rail tomorrow (Thursday). Protest group Stop HS2 Bramley said that Kevin Barron, John Healey and Sarah Champion had said they would be at the event in … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Rotherham’s three Labour MPs have each won £54,000 High Court libel damages

Rotherham’s three Labour MPs have each won £54,000 High Court libel damages from Ukip Yorkshire and Humber MEP Jane Collins over remarks she made about the town’s child abuse scandal . Judgement in full: https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/barron-v-collins-2017-ewhc-162-qb.pdf Jane Collins libel case: Three … Continue reading

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UKIP MEP to find out costs for libelling Rotherham’s MPs

Latest: Judge in MEP’s Rotherham child abuse libel case reserves costs verdict A LIBEL hearing to decide the damages to be paid by an MEP over claims following the Rotherham abuse scandal was adjourned without a resolution. Jane Collins, who … Continue reading

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Transport secretary ‘stretched truth’ over HS2, say South Yorkshire MPs

The transport secretary ‘stretched the truth’ about his time spent visiting communities along the proposed HS2 route, according to a pair of South Yorkshire MPs. Chris Grayling told parliament in November he had visited most places in the path of … Continue reading

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Protest report blasts HS2 project

A NEW report has blasted proposals for a high speed rail line and branded the scheme “unfit for purpose”. The report attacks many assumptions put forward in Sir David Higgins’ HS2 report in July justifying the line through Aston, Wales, … Continue reading

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HS2: Ministers confirm North West and Yorkshire routes

The government has confirmed the route for the second phase of the high-speed rail line HS2, from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds. Critics of the £56bn project say it will be a white elephant that ploughs … Continue reading

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