Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham, has criticised the Government for failing to address funding shortfalls in the annual local government funding settlements, announced in the Commons on Thursday 13th December 2018.Read More
Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sexual Violence, launched the group’s report into the ‘Funding and Commissioning of Sexual Violence and Abuse Services’ on Wednesday 12th December 2018. The report finds that sexual violence and abuse victims wait up to 14 months to access valued counselling at Rape Crisis centres, and the sector is struggling to keep up with demand.Read More
Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, today launched a national survey of adult survivors. The survey has been created by the APPG to support its response to the Government’s new Victims Strategy.Read More
Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham, has launched the All Party Parliamentary Group for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. The Survivors Trust, a national umbrella agency for 130 specialist rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse services will provide the Secretariat to the new APPG.
Sarah Champion MP, Co-Chair of the APPG on Sexual Violence, today welcomed the Government’s announcement of an additional 10% funding for specialist rape and sexual abuse support services over a three-year funding cycle. The Ministry of Justice also announced a pilot of devolved commissioning to five Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs).Read More
Sarah Champion MP has written to the Home Secretary to request a meeting with Orgreave Truth and Justice campaigners to discuss the need to hold a public inquiry into events at Orgreave in 1984 and in its aftermath. The site of the former Orgreave Coking Plant is in Sarah’s Rotherham constituency.Read More