Rotherham inquiry: 12 charged with child abuse offences

Rotherham inquiry: 12 charged with child abuse offences

Rotherham inquiry: 12 charged with child abuse offences Men aged between 33 and 38 charged with a total of 44 offences alleged to have taken place from 1998 to 2003 The men were arrested as part of the National Crime Agency’s inquiry into child sexual exploitation and abuse in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013. Photograph: NCA/PA Frances Perraudin North of England reporter @fperraudin Wednesday 4 October 2017 13.12 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 4 October 201713.57 BST Twelve…

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Councils ordered to list buildings with cladding similar to Grenfell Tower

Councils ordered to list buildings with cladding similar to Grenfell Tower

The Government has ordered urgent checks on social housing in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster to find out whether any external cladding is dangerous. Councils and other social housing providers have been told that any cladding made of Aluminuum Composite Material (ACM) must be tested to see if it is safe. Latest figures from the police are that 79 people died in the fire last week at a tower block in north west…

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