ROTHERHAM and DONCASTER
The Rotherham council officer who helped suppress a report on grooming gangs and now works in children’s services in Doncaster… and how the child sexual exploitation team in abuse-riddled Rotherham won an award for its work just last March.
Gross negligence emerges in the county where a troubleshooter has had to be parachuted in to oversee children’s services.
SOUTHWARK and WESTMINSTER
Labour Southwark stops ‘affordable’ housing tenants sharing communal gardens with private residents… while Tory Westminster axes free play sessions for the under-5s from poorer families.
Even loyal Tories can’t bring themselves to vote for a planning application to build 21 houses on a site owned by the council’s Tory leader.
A decision to allow developers to ditch ‘affordable’ housing in a city centre redevelopment is deemed by the high court to be unlawful.
Alderman refuses to ‘support devil worship’… so votes against putting up a plaque in memory of local women jailed for witchcraft back in 1711.