Reaction from Sarah Champion MP on the Home Office Rotherham Independent review.

I welcome this internal review into the Home Office into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

It is clear that the Home Office knew about child sexual exploitation in Rotherham from 2002.  The report also highlights the knowledge of the Local Authority and South Yorkshire Police of the abuse.  Why, when so many in authority knew the scale and severity of this crime did it take until 2014, with the publication of the Jay report, for a large scale investigation to occur? How many lives could have been protected if swift action had been taken a decade before?

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Jim Pomeroy
Sarah Champion MP is seeking a Senior Secretary for her Rotherham Constituency Office

Sarah Champion MP is seeking a Senior Secretary for her Rotherham Constituency Office.  The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that very high standards of service are provided to the MP including managing her diary and the smooth day-to-day running of the offices in both Rotherham and London.  This is a fast paced role and Sarah is looking for an exceptional individual with the need for high attention to detail and a professional approach to all aspects of the work to take on a demanding yet rewarding role.  Most of the work will be done remotely with Sarah due to the nature of her role.

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Alexander Guest
Sarah Champion MP raises objections to closure of Rotherham Children’s Centres

Sarah Champion MP has written Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council to raise objections at the proposed implementation of Phases 2 & 3 of the Council’s Early Help Plan. The proposals, which have recently entered public consultation, would see the closure of two children’s centres within the Rotherham constituency, Park View and Broom Valley, as well as the closure of Herringthorpe Youth Club.

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Alexander Guest