Tag Archives: Child Sex Exploitation

New inquiry into South Yorkshire Police will consider findings of 2003 and 2006 reports

Anyone in Rotherham still considering voting Labour on Thursday ? From The Star : Crime commissioner Alan Billings has promised the findings of Angie Heal will be looked at as part of a planned inquiry into South Yorkshire Police. Dr … Continue reading

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Labour’s Council Budget Proposals – from new Labour Group Leader

Extra money for “Children’s Services and support for victims and survivors of Child Sexual Exploitation.” Street cleaning and road maintenance. Cuts in councillor allowances and the civic budget and an end to Stone’s infamous pet project with Dolly Parton. All sounds … Continue reading

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After Rotherham : How can councils do more to protect children ?

Cllr David Simmonds –  Deputy Leader of London Borough of Hillingdon and chairman of the LGA Children and Young People Board has this to say : ” The most important lesson from the child abuse scandal in Rotherham is that … Continue reading

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Maltby Town Council – general update from public’s view

Whilst scrutinising the Maltby Town Council website for news of long overdue resignations  and statements to the public, realised there are a number of new updates that have not yet found their way there.    I appreciate that there is … Continue reading

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Ofsted Director Forced to Apologise for Failings in Rotherham

From The Star : “An Ofsted director has been forced to say sorry to Rotherham child sexual exploitation victims for the service’s failings. Debbie Jones, Ofsted director with responsibility for inspecting children’s services, only made the apology after being repeatedly … Continue reading

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Martin Kimber Paid “in lieu of notice” with £26 000

Seems like a pay -off to me : “Rotherham Council chief executive Martin Kimber has been paid £26,000 to leave the authority two months early – with his investigation into stolen child abuse files uncompleted. Mr Kimber received £26,666 to … Continue reading

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Rotherham – just when we thought it couldn’t get much worse… it does

From The Star A former mayor of Rotherham has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in the 1980s. Councillor Barry Dodson was charged with indecent assault by police today. It is alleged Dodson, 67, of Cranworth Road, Rotherham, … Continue reading

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