Dirty Dealings In Rotherham Posted 16 May, 2016 In February 2015, Rotherham MBC’s Cabinet stood down when Louise Casey’s scathing report into the council’s failure to address blatant evidence of child sex abuse was released. They were in disgrace. Commissioners … Continue reading
What Role For £700-a-day Commissioner? Posted 10/08/2015 It was never going to be easy for the Government-appointed commissioners who were sent in to put Rotherham MBC back on track after numerous investigations found it a council wandering round like a … Continue reading
Story Not Being Fully Told Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary is the latest body to delve into what has been going on within South Yorkshire Police over the long standing problems of child sex abuse in the county. This week … Continue reading
If readers see something, not yet posted? Be grateful if you would let us know, Rik. From the Yorkshire Post: Ukip’s election game-changer EACH of Britain’s four main political parties are facing significant leadership quandaries this weekend following an extraordinary … Continue reading
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Tales from the Town Hall have published this piece about Rotherham Council troughing. Please click on image to view in full:
Tales From the Town Hall has news of further developments on the CSE Enquiry being led by Alexis Jay: Sex Case Secrecy Failure Seven days ago, the Rotherham Advertiser carried a story quoting Alexis Jay, the investigator who had been … Continue reading
Has answered that particular question, I won’t spoil the suspense:
Interesting to see what chief executives at South Yorkshire’s four councils are paying themselves this coming financial year in light of big cuts to services and jobs. Well, interesting to see what they’re getting if you can get up-to-date figures from the councils.
Not everyone was coming clean.
The quite wonderful, Tales from the Town Hall, has covered this tale of Council failure to follow it’s own rules:
Rotherham Council: What A Pantomime!
For years Rotherham Council has been putting up a hoarding on the side of its arts centre advertising the town’s pantomime. But, thanks to the savvy of one of the town’s more outspoken citizens, it now appears the council has never had planning permission to erect the advertising hoarding. This from a council that recently took a pensioner to court for advertising on the side of his home details of his son’s business. Read story……