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

Andrew Norfolk’s Perspective


A disturbing pattern is repeated again, and more cases to come The Northumbria prosecution means that Newcastle upon Tyne has joined a growing list of towns and cities in which groups of south Asian men have stood trial for street-grooming … Continue reading

Why does parking their car cause so many problems for councillors?

Not ‘Blue Badge’ abuse, but another story of abuse of privileges, this time from Leicester:

‘Top officers involved in cancelling councillor’s parking fines”

Monday, August 29, 2011

The two most senior officers at Leicester City Council were involved in the cancellation of parking tickets for a senior councillor, a whistle-blower claims. Read on……

It seems that right across the country councillors feel they are above the law! Parking abuse being one of the more frequently reported.