Letter from Edward Timpson to Rotherham Borough Council

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Edward Timpson asks Rotherham Council to set out the steps it is taking to address findings of the report into child sexual exploitation.


Children and Families Minister Edward Timpson writes to Rotherham Borough Council about the report into child sexual exploitation. His letter seeks urgent reassurance about how the council is responding to the issues identified in the report about current social work practice.

The letter also confirms that Ofsted will carry out an early inspection of the council’s child protection and looked-after children’s services.