In all these cases the abuse has been going on for many years and the general public have been aware of it. When concerns were raised with senior police officers, social services chiefs, local politicians and the media they were dismissed as the fantasies of cranks and bigots.
Offcicial paper leaked to the media show tyhis was a recommended response with pressure having come from the highest levls in government to avoid racially sensitive issues.
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Rotherham sex abuse scandal
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The financial scandal that emerged after the collapse of Kid's Company, the 'charity' founded by Camila Batmanghelidjh and supported by in turn, Labour, Coalition and Conservative Governments is a perfect illustration of corruption in the public sector and the folly of outsourcing government responsibility to self - interested privateers.