Exclusive: Ex-South Yorkshire police tsar could face new perjury inquiry

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Confirmed: Watchdog mulls criminal case against ousted Yorkshire police tsar A POLICE watchdog has confirmed it has now begun a fresh consideration of whether there could be a criminal case against former South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright … Continue reading

Police watchdog to reconsider case against former Police and Crime Commissioner

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Police watchdog to reconsider case against former Police and Crime Commissioner The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to reconsider whether there is a criminal case against South Yorkshire’s former police and crime commissioner. It comes after the IPCC admitted … Continue reading

Momentum losing it..

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Rotherham’s very own Darby and Joan are back in the Politics game. Shabana Ahmed and Clough Road lothario, Jahangir Akhtar, have re-emerged from their political exile at Hellaby’s infamous Gulag, Legover Lodge (£20 per night, cheap day rates available). Shabana … Continue reading

A law that loads the dice in favour of criminals

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A law that loads the dice in favour of criminals Andrew Norfolk Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act threatens the survival of journalism that exposed scandals such as Rotherham In the sound and fury surrounding the debate over … Continue reading

Akhtar and Roddison: Old Chums

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For many readers who miss Asbo Akhtar since he left political life & went to ground, I can confirm he is alive and kicking…though we don’t know who he is actually kicking these days. There’s been numerous unconfirmed sightings; as … Continue reading

Shaun Wright to be investigated by police over claims he lied to Parliament about Rotherham abuse scandal

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PARLIAMENT has asked the police to investigate allegations a former police and crime commissioner lied to MPs when he gave evidence to a Commons committee about the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal. The Home Affairs Select Committee has referred the … Continue reading

Former Yorkshire crime tsar faces claims he misled MPs over sex abuse

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The committee’s clerk, Carol Oxborough, said: “I can confirm that a complaint relating to this matter has been passed on to the Committee by the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel. “The serious nature of the complaint is fully accepted … Continue reading