Solicitor honoured for work helping child abuse survivors

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A DEDICATED young solicitor who has helped Rotherham child abuse survivors access justice has been given a prestigious award for her achievements. Amy Clowrey (27), who was hailed as an “inspiration”, said she was stunned to be named Rising Star … Continue reading

Child sex abuse compensation payments paid by Rotherham council bosses

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A LAWYER representing victims of Rotherham’s child sex abuse scandal has welcomed compensation payments being paid by council bosses and police in six cases — with a further 75 claims still to be settled. Child abuse expert David Greenwood, of … Continue reading

Police and council agree compensation running into six figures with Rotherham abuse scandal victims

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Victims of the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal have received compensation pay-outs running into six-figure sums from South Yorkshire Police and the town’s council, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. Lawyers acting on behalf of 75 women who were preyed on … Continue reading

Children still being placed at risk in Rotherham

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Outcry as fresh report shows children still being placed at risk in Rotherham A SOLICITOR representing victims of child sexual exploitation has sharply criticised Rotherham Council after a recent damning inspection report into a children’s home revealed serious safeguarding failures … Continue reading

Only a ‘small fraction’ of Rotherham CSE victims has come forward for help

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Only a ‘small fraction’ of Rotherham CSE victims has come forward for help, says lawyer Only a small fraction of more than 1,400 victims who were sexually exploited as children in Rotherham over a 16-year period have come forward for … Continue reading

Five Live Monday 2 March – not to be missed

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BBC Radio 5 Live 2 March, sorry I missed this until I checked my twitter. No one should miss this especially if you are affected. Click link below to listen: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b053zr4d Thanks to Nick Garnett of the BBC this was … Continue reading

Star – Yorkshire Police refuse to publish child abuse reports

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This important piece covered by the Star: Yorkshire Police refuse to publish child abuse reports by Chris Burn chris.burn@thestar.co.uk Rotherham Council has refused to publish two key reports which highlighted the town’s child sexual exploitation problems more than a decade … Continue reading