Vulnerable children forced into homelessness as local authorities routinely ignore child protection laws

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Vulnerable children forced into homelessness as local authorities routinely ignore child protection laws Exclusive: Families forced to spend nights in A&E waiting rooms, night buses and police stations after being denied emergency housing by local councils Vulnerable children are being forced into homelessness because local … Continue reading

New Home Secretary considering major reorganisation of ‘dysfunctional’ South Yorkshire Police

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The new Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced she is considering a ‘fundamental re-organisation’ of South Yorkshire Police. The announcement was made in the House of Commons this afternooon. Rudd’s words came after former Conservative Cabinet minister Sir Eric Pickles … Continue reading

22 in Labour rout as it cuts ties with Rotherham’s past

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22 in Labour rout as it cuts ties with Rotherham’s past TROUBLED Rotherham Council is aiming for a fresh start as Labour sift through their local election candidate list – ditching those with links to previous regimes. Government commissioners intervened … Continue reading

Calling potential new councillors

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From the Advertiser, Published date: 24 July 2015: Calling potential new councillors YOUR town needs you — to play a part of Rotherham’s recovery by standing for the “new” borough council. The all-out elections next May will be a watershed … Continue reading

The Commissioners – who are they?

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Below are are links to some additional information on the Commissioners to that provided on the Council Website, http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/homepage/198/meet_the_commissioners. Sir Derek Myers http://centreforlondon.org/person/derek-myers/ Stella Manzie CBE http://www.legalservicesboard.org.uk/about_us/office_for_legal_complaints/olc_board/Stella_Manzie.htm Malcolm Newsam http://www.communitycare.co.uk/2014/10/08/troubleshooter-sent-oversee-improvements-childrens-services-rotherham/ Mary Ney http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/11360340.Greenwich_Council_chief_executive_to_retire___leaving___185_000_job_up_for_grabs/ Julie Kenny https://www.gov.uk/government/people/julie-kenny Links provided by RR. … Continue reading