Hands off Stubbin Lane – latest news from Court

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That any hopes RMBC may have had for treating the stopping up of Stubbin Lane as a rubber stamping exercise were dashed. The District Judge ordered there to be a full hearing on 19 June 2018. Currently the hearing is … Continue reading

Child abuse ‘whitewash’ as Rotherham council chiefs escape blame

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Child abuse ‘whitewash’ as Rotherham council chiefs escape blame Andrew Norfolk, Chief Investigative Reporter September 7 2017, 12:01am, The Times Sarah Champion, the South Yorkshire town’s MP, called the reports a “wasted opportunity”Getty Images New inquiries into the Rotherham child abuse scandal were … Continue reading

The Yorkshire Post Says: Rotherham ‘cock up’ does not do justice to one of the biggest scandals in council history

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IT would be churlish not to acknowledge the progress that Rotherham Council continues to make after the borough’s reputation was so besmirched by the child sex grooming scandal. The latest raft of reports offer encouragement offering a level of transparency … Continue reading

Sarah Champion: Rotherham abuse scandal reports “a missed opportunity”

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ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion (pictured) has branded six reports published today into Rotherham’s child sex abuse scandal a “wasted opportunity” to allow the town to move forward as they did not hold any individuals to account. The reports, being discussed … Continue reading

Rotherham CSE Independent Investigations Local Press

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Rotherham abuse scandal: Six reports into ‘blatant’ council failures and alleged thefts to be published Six reports exploring the “blatant” failures by senior figures at Rotherham Council over the town’s child abuse scandal – and alleged attempts to cover up … Continue reading

Rotherham CSE Independent Investigations Reports

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The Reports: Overview, or the spin. Read it here: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/3515/summary_report.pdf Investigation into the Performance, Practice and Conduct of Senior Employees of the Council over the period of the Jay Report (1997-2013) and further highlighted in the Corporate Governance Inspection report … Continue reading

That’s champion! But 1400 wrongs don’t make a Wright

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Sarah Champion’s most recent resignation appears to have upset some people, who are seemingly wondering why she couldn’t have just let sleeping dogs lie. You see, Jay and Casey said it first, but Champion got there in the end, and … Continue reading

‘Segregation’
 to be put under MP’s spotlight

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The Shadow Equalities Secretary is setting out to prove that the party is not afraid to ask the difficult questions around issues like immigration, as she prepares to launch a new inquiry into the growing challenges posed by segregation. Inspired … Continue reading