EXPOSED: Rotherham child sex abuse scandal - everything you need to know

Rotherham’s child sex abuse scandal has shocked the nation - here we feature a timeline of headlines and links to bring you all the background, for everything you need to know.

Thursday, 5th February 2015, 2:05 pm
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal - everything you need to know

The scandal has resulted in mass resignations since Professor Alexis Jay’s independent report in August 2014.

It revealed how at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited in Rotherham by gangs of men, who were predominantly of Pakistani origin, between 1997 and 2013.

It said girls as young as 11 were raped by “large numbers of male perpetrators” and revealed “collective failures” of political, police and social care leadership.

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Below is our timeline of headlines which cover the key developments, going back to when Professor Jay’s report was published. Click on the links to read the full story.

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