Independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

13 October 2014

Following the Jay Report into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, the Communities and Local Government Committee will take oral evidence from the report’s author, Professor Alexis Jay, from the Leader of Rotherham Council and representatives from the Local Government Association on Monday 13 October.

The Committee will examine the extent and nature of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, the Council’s response and the extent to which the exploitation in Rotherham may be symptomatic of a wider problem facing local authorities across England.


4.15pm on Monday 13 October:

  • Professor Alexis Jay OBE, Author, 'Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham (1997-2013)'


  • Councillor Paul Lakin, Leader, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council


  • Carolyn Downs, Chief Executive, Local Government Association
  • Councillor David Simmonds, Chairman, Children and Young People Board, Local Government Association

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