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Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham (1997 – 2013)

The Council has published the independent child exploitation report - read and comment on the report

Independent Child Sexual Exploitation inquiry

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  • Statement from Martin Kimber

    Chief Executive Published on Thursday, 28th August 2014

    Statement from Martin Kimber, RMBC Chief Executive, regarding Joyce Thacker, RMBC Strategic Director for Children, Young People and Families

  • Statement from Joyce Thacker

    Published on Thursday, 28th August 2014

    Statement from Joyce Thacker, RMBC Strategic Director for Children, Young People and Families

  • Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation

    Published on Tuesday, 26th August 2014

    The Council's response to the Independent Inquiry from Alexis Jay:

  • Statement from Cllr Roger Stone

    Published on Tuesday, 26th August 2014

    Today’s publication of Alexis Jay’s inquiry report has highlighted historic failings by Rotherham Borough Council and its partners in tackling the scourge that is child sexual exploitation.

  • New Mayor elected

    Published on Thursday, 3rd July 2014

    Cllr John Foden was elected Mayor of Rotherham for 2014/15 at a Full Council meeting on Wednesday 2 July.

  • Council to plough savings back into services

    Published on Thursday, 19th June 2014

    The Council continues to tackle the ongoing financial challenges faced by local government – reporting an underspend on last year’s budget which will be ploughed back into services.

  • A new era for local government as Council sets budget

    Published on Thursday, 27th February 2014

    Frontline services will be protected as ‘as far as possible,’ resources will be targeted to help those most in need and communities will be encouraged to do more for themselves.