‘Convictions will restore confidence’ after Rotherham says Labour MP

John Healey, MP

John Healey, MP

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Calls have been made for more cases to be brought against sex abusers in the wake of the Rotherham scandal.

Labour MP John Healey said only prosecutions could restore confidence in authorities after the revelation that at least 1,400 children were abused in Rotherham in 16 years.

“There must be further action in the council management to deal with the questions the Jay report raises, especially for those in leading positions over the years.


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