I’m sorry that this is a bit long-winded but I must share with you my utter disgust at an email I received from Councillor David Roche. I was so disgusted that I have complained to Rotherham Council’s Standards and Ethics … Continue reading
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
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
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Rotten Boroughs today, features Rotherham once again: .
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
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
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
Just like Ed Miliband ‘forgot’ the economy at last years condference, it would appear that the Rotherham Labour Party*, have really bad memories, they have forgotten to mention one small fact. They no longer ‘run’ Rotherham, the Commissioners do! Why? … Continue reading
It was a chilly Saturday morning in Dinnington, my self and Mr Lewis had decided to go shopping. As we were about to avail ourselves of a Tesco trolley we saw the not fit for purpose deputy leader of RMBC; … Continue reading
The Channel 4 News piece should not be missed: ‘Not fit for purpose’ Rotherham council cabinet resigns The cabinet of Rotherham council resigns after a report into the council’s ongoing handling of thousands of child sexual exploitation cases paints a … Continue reading