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Rotherham abuse: Researcher's warning 'ignored in 2002'

United Kingdom (UK)
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Sharia Watch

A former Home Office researcher says a bullying culture at Rotherham Council led to her warnings of child sexual exploitation being suppressed in 2002, years before action was finally taken.

 this month by government official Louise Casey concluded the council was not "fit for purpose".

The way many in the authority denied  children were exploited between 1997 and 2013 was criticised.