New police chief investigated for misconduct

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New South Yorkshire Police chief recently investigated The new Acting Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police has been appointed despite being investigated over her conduct with another force. Dawn Copley was one of several senior officers at Greater Manchester Police … Continue reading

Hillsborough: South Yorkshire and West Midlands Police face legal action

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Hillsborough: South Yorkshire and West Midlands Police face legal action Families of football fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster are pursuing High Court misconduct action against the South Yorkshire and West Midlands police forces, lawyers have said. The inquests … Continue reading

Consultation to start on ‘neglect’ of authority figures who ignored Rotherham abuse

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Consultation to start on ‘neglect’ of authority figures who ignored Rotherham abuse A consultation asking the public about punishments for those who ignored child abuse in Rotherham is set to begin later this year. Councillors and police in Rotherham who … Continue reading

Campaigner’s call for new Rotherham child abuse scandal probe

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One not to be missed by Michael Upton, from the Advertiser: Campaigner’s call for new Rotherham child abuse scandal probe Posted On: 05 June 2015 A CAMPAIGNER has called for an inquiry into the actions of senior public officials embroiled … Continue reading

Roger Stone to appear before CLG Committee

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Former Rotherham Council leader to appear before CLG Committee The Committee will be holding a sixth evidence session for its inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham on Tuesday 10 March at 4.15pm with evidence from Roger Stone, former Leader … Continue reading

Questions for Jahangir Akhtar

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Following up on the report in this weeks Advertiser regarding Jahangir Akhtar’s taxi licence suspension, we have a number of direct questions for Jahangir: What did you know about the uses of taxis for CSE in the late 90’s and … Continue reading

Exposed as totally incompetent – those left have no shame

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The ever diminishing Labour Group. Guilty of incompetence and much worse besides, this miserable excuse for a Labour Group, should all go! Every one of them should go without further delay and prevarication, that’s what is meant by political accountability! … Continue reading

First from tomorrows Times

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Thought readers wouldn’t want to miss the first from Andrew Norfolk: Councillor who ‘stifled talks’ on Rotherham sex grooming A Labour councillor in Rotherham is under investigation by the party for his alleged use of bullying and intimidation to stifle … Continue reading

As if by magic?

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Readers might like to see another example of illegally backdated changes, to a councillors entry in the Register of interests. Compare these two entries for Barry Dodson: Councillor_Dodson_Register_of_Interests_Form Councillor_Dodson_Register_of_Interests_form collected 1 Aug 2014 RMBC seem to have a problem with … Continue reading

Labour wouldn’t be that stupid, would they?

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Labour’s rules, now stipulate, all potential candidates, including sitting Labour Party Councillors, must go through the entire selection process, including examination and interview, before they are admitted to the panel, from which Ward Labour Parties may choose to be their … Continue reading