Home Affairs Select Committee

Type: Organization
Name: Home Affairs Select Committee
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 2 reports

Vaz: Wright resignation not enough

South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner has quit his post following weeks of pressure over the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal.Shaun Wright has until now resisted mounting calls to resign from the likes of the Prime Minister, Home Secretary Theresa ... [Published ITN - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Watch Rotherham Abuse Scandal: Shaun Wright Resigns

Mr Wright had resisted calls to step down from the Prime Minister and Home Secretary after a report found 1,400 children in the South Yorkshire town had been victims of child sexual exploitation since 1997.He also endured a grilling from MPs and was confronted ... [Published Classic FM - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Keith Vaz: We wish resignation happened ten days ago

Home Affairs Select Committee Chairman Keith Vaz says South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright has done the right thing by resigning but he says he wishes it had happened sooner.Mr Vaz was chair of the panel that questioned Mr Wright ... [Published itv.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Passport delay victims should be compensated, say MPs

Credits: Alex Wong/Getty Alt Text: UK passportInquiry slams passport office for 'summer of chaos' and for making profits on passport applications Advertisement Feature Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:20am Travellers left out of pocket by the HM Passport ... [Published The First Post: Latest - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Decision time for devolution

WHETHER or not Scotland opts for independence on Thursday, the one certainty is that the governance of Britain will be changed forever by the result.Whereas a Yes vote will plunge the constitutional arrangements for what is left of the United Kingdom ... [Published Yorkshire Post - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The News Matrix: Tuesday 16 September 2014

Government profits despite huge backlog The state is overcharging for passports and has made huge profits despite a large backlog in processing applications over the summer, a damning report has found. The Home Affairs Select Committee said there had ... [Published The Independent - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Council struggles with migrant issue

A council has said the issue of unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Kent seeking asylum has left it in a financially untenable position.Kent County Council is currently caring for 270 migrant children - the highest level in two years.The figures ... [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Press release: Press briefing: afternoon 10 September 2014

ScotlandWhen asked if the government had any contingency plans for a Yes vote in the Scottish referendum, the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesperson ( PMOS ) said the government has no contingency plans. When asked about the Prime Minister’s future visits ... [Published Government UK - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Investigation into missing council files

Outgoing Rotherham Council chief executive Martin Kimber is to investigate claims a Home Office researcher’s report into the town’s child sex abuse problems was ‘suppressed’ in 2002.New council leader Paul Lakin has said he found the description of how ... [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Officials with no concept of their failure

From: Peter Palmer, Steward Close, Brayton, Selby.COURTESY of The Yorkshire Post, I watched the appearance of the "Rotherham Five" before the Parliamentary Home Affairs Select Committee.I have never, ever, seen such a display of mendacious arrogance as ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Police and crime panel has “no confidence” in PCC

Under-fire police and crime commissioner (PCC) Shaun Wright has received a vote of no confidence from the county’s police and crime panel (PCP.)At the meeting Mr Wright, who was head of children’s services at Rotherham Borough Council between 2005 and ... [Published PoliceProfessional.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 3 reports

Pickles announces independent investigation of Rotherham Council

In a statement delievered at the full council meeting, Cllr Lakin offered an apology to victims of sexual abuse who he said had been 'failed' by authorities.The people of Rotherham have been let down badly, and for too many years, by several agencies ... [Published itv.com - Sep 11 2014]

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He said: "Shaun Wright has done the right thing. The Home Affairs Select Committee was unanimous in its view that Mr Wright was an unconvincing witness and called for his resignation a week ago. The victims need a fresh start and his presence would have impeded on that."
Simon Hayes said: "It's an issue of public perception, he should've understood that the public had lost confidence in him and so I do believe he should've realised that earlier than in fact he did."
A Home Office report into grooming in Rotherham criticises agencies and reports a "high prevalence of young women being coerced and abused through prostitution" . Police and council officers object to the report, which is never completed

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Vaz: Wright resignation not enough [Published ITN - 14 hours ago]
Rotherham sex abuse scandal: 'He should have st... [Published 96.4 Eagle Radio - 14 hours ago]
Wright has 'done the right thing' [Published BBC - 14 hours ago]
Keith Vaz: We wish resignation happened ten day... [Published itv.com - 15 hours ago]
Disgraced police chief resigns over sexual abus... [Published Leicester Mercury - 18 hours ago]
Timeline: How Rotherham grooming scandal unfold... [Published Yorkshire Post - 18 hours ago]
Watch Rotherham Abuse Scandal: Shaun Wright Res... [Published Classic FM - 19 hours ago]
Disgraced police chief resigns over sexual abus... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
Passport delay victims should be compensated, s... [Published The First Post: Latest - 20 hours ago]
Decision time for devolution [Published Yorkshire Post - 20 hours ago]
The News Matrix: Tuesday 16 September 2014 [Published The Independent - Sep 16 2014]
Council struggles with migrant issue [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
Press release: Press briefing: afternoon 10 Sep... [Published Government UK - Sep 15 2014]
Investigation into missing council files [Published Sheffield Star - Sep 15 2014]
What will it take to end violence against women... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 15 2014]
Keith Vaz and George Galloway: When Your Enemy'... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 13 2014]
Officials with no concept of their failure [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 13 2014]
Police abuse power under Mental Health Act, ins... [Published Birmingham Post - Sep 13 2014]
Police and crime panel has “no confidence” in PCC [Published PoliceProfessional.com - Sep 12 2014]
Empire debate to mark anniversary of India and ... [Published Asian Image - Sep 12 2014]
Why Wright is wrong – again [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 12 2014]
Northampton MP calls for councils across the co... [Published Northampton Herald & Post - Sep 12 2014]
Rotherham abuse victim demands Shaun Wright to ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 11 2014]
Ged Fitzgerald faces cross-party grilling [Published Liverpool Confidential - Sep 11 2014]
Rotherham child exploitation still 'on industri... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 11 2014]
Angry public harangue commissioner [Published Swindon Advertiser - Sep 11 2014]
Statement from Cllr Paul Lakin [Published Rotherham Metropolitan Council - Sep 11 2014]
Parliament and public interest [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 11 2014]
Pickles announces independent investigation of ... [Published itv.com - Sep 11 2014]
Rotherham Abuse: Council To Face Inspection [Published Sky News - Sep 10 2014]
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UK Borders in Chaos as Thousands of Illegal Imm... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 24 2014]
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