MP was never told about child sex abuse

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A South Yorkshire MP has said he is ‘shocked’ by the findings of the Jay report – despite his daughter being a Rotherham councillor for the past 14 years.

Kevin Barron’s daughter Amy Rushworth has been a councillor since 2000 and his brother Colin was a councillor until he was voted out earlier this year.

But Mr Barron said he could ‘not at all’ remember any discussion with either of them about the issue of child sexual exploitation by Asian gangs in Rotherham.


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