Ann Cryer, former Member of Parliament for Keighley will give evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on Tuesday 29 January.
The former MP who first publicly raised the issue in 2003 has continued to highlight localised grooming as a problem. The Committee will ask her about the issues she has uncovered in her 10 years of campaigning on the subject and why the experiences of the victims are only now beginning to be understood.
Inquiry: Localised child grooming
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Venue: Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Watch the session: Localised child grooming
- Ann Cryer, former Member of Parliament for Keighley
Committee Chairman Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP said:
"The former member for Keighley has been campaigning to raise awareness of child grooming for a number of years on. We will be asking her why she thinks it took so long for the issue to be publicly acknowledged as a major problem."
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