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Scandal of potential Birmingham child sexual exploitation victims NOT being recorded in city figures

Scandal of potential Birmingham child sexual exploitation victims NOT being recorded in city figures

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
26/11/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Children from across the UK falling victim to abuse after being placed in Birmingham care homes are NOT being counted in the city’s official CSE figures. The youngsters are classed as ‘out of borough kids’ and their ordeals are only officially recorded on a  (CSE) register by their home authority. Critics claim the system means the full picture of  is being skewed, with social workers and police often unaware of the presence of victims in Birmingham.