Rotherham Victim Says Abusers ‘Untouchable’

Jason Farrell, Sky News, January 29, 2015

A survivor of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham claims she still sees her abusers “driving young girls in their car”, as a Sky News investigation reveals hundreds of new cases continue to emerge.

In August 2014, the Alexis Jay report identified 1,400 cases of child sexual exploitation in the Yorkshire town.

But Sky News has learned that hundreds more cases were known to authorities prior to its publication and that hundreds more are being reported.

Victims continue to feel let down by authorities.

One survivor “Gemma” told Sky News: “It’s still going on if not worse, because now they’re having to hide it more.

“I’m still seeing my abusers driving young girls in their car. They’re untouchable.”

The Alexis Jay report found that hundreds of children had been sexually exploited, mostly by Asian gangs, and that Rotherham Council and South Yorkshire police had failed to tackle the problem.

Jayne Senior, who ran an outreach programme for victims in Rotherham called Risky Business, has revealed that she reported nearly 1,700 cases of grooming or sexual exploitation to the council’s children’s services between 1999 and 2011.

This was a shorter time period than that examined by the report.

“I was accused of saying too much, of sharing too much information, reporting too much intelligence,” she told Sky News in her first interview.

“Risky Business didn’t make all this up. It was accused of making it all up and Alexis Jay exonerated all of that.”

The report found Risky Business was seen by the borough’s social care services “as something of a nuisance”.

It added that “there were too many examples of young people who were properly referred by Risky Business to children’s social care and who somehow fell through the net and were not treated with the priority they deserved”.

Risky Business was shut down in 2011 and victims have expressed frustration that a recent application to set up a new support group has been turned down by the council despite recommendations in the Jay report.

“It shouldn’t have been shut down,” one victim told Sky News.

“Because that was an agency that was trying to tackle the situation. But knowing now that it was all a cover-up then I think it was closed down because they were trying to tackle the problem.”

Rotherham MP Sarah Champion said she was also baffled as to why Risky Business was discontinued.

“Genuinely, I have no idea why it was shut down. Why would you shut down a successful organisation that was demonstrating there was a massive need for their services and was proving results. They were getting prosecutions.”

She is leading calls for a national task force to be set up to combat large scale child abuse across the UK. She said she has been “overwhelmed” with new cases coming to her for help and advice.

As well as support, many victims are still seeking justice.

“Gemma” complained that local police “turned up suited an booted” outside her home with a panic alarm – showing neighbours that she was someone who had reported abuse.

“All they care about is getting a statement,” she said. “Six months on we’ve had no arrests, we’ve had no charges, evidence is still being lost.”

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “We look at each case individually to establish the most appropriate way to contact and visit victims throughout an investigation to ensure their personal safety is maintained.

“South Yorkshire Police has not received a complaint in relation to this alleged incident.”

Leader of Rotherham Council, Cllr Paul Lakin, said: “We accepted the recommendations of Professor Jay’s report and immediately acted to address the issues raised.

“We fully acknowledge that we should have done more in the past and have offered our sincere and heartfelt apologies to the victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation.

“Make no mistake, protecting children and supporting the police in tackling child sexual exploitation is our highest priority.

“With regard to the 2002 Home Office researcher’s report, we take allegations of a “cover up” very seriously and have made strenuous efforts to obtain a full copy of the report. As yet, this has not been forthcoming.

“We are also working with our partners, including South Yorkshire Police, to identify cases where individuals may not have had the access to the services and support that they need.”

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  • MekongDelta69

    At the risk of repeating what I just said under the Village Pub article right below:

    When enough Whites finally grow in numbers (and spines), maybe something will be done about this 50 year sinkhole into the sewer.

    Until then – forget it…

    • evilsandmich

      I think the rot on this issue goes deeper than elite PC groupthink. I find it hard to believe that some whites in power in the area weren’t using it as cover in order to exploit their own people. It’s possible to be sure, but the government culprits seemed a little bit too sure of themselves.

  • james AZ

    One day white mobs will attack paki abusers and some city officials. There will have river of blood. What ENOCH POWELL say.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Actually I believe Whites will continue to behave the way they are at present. Spineless.

    • Ringo Lennon

      Gutless whites over 35 and politicians wont do anything. I’m hoping roving bands of angry white teenagers mete out justice against Muslim males in France and Britain that make them and their families flee to were they belong.

  • superlloyd

    Islamic pathology exonerated on the grounds of cultural diversity and anti-racism. The PC tail is wagging the English Bulldog. Sad times indeed.

  • David Ashton

    Even “The Guardian” mentioned “political correctness” negatively in a headline on this scandal. Straw in the wind?

  • Hy Alldredge

    If I had children and a paki piece of sh*t took my daughter, and then I saw some paki piece of sh*t driving around in a car with a young white girl, I would follow that car, and at the earliest opportunity drag him out of it and beat him to a pulp. It’s pretty clear the British authorities are no longer protecting their own citizens. It’s time for the Brits to take matters into their own hands.

    • evilsandmich

      Justice is certainly in state of decay around the globe and mob/tribe justice will be all we’re left with.

    • Sick of it

      You’re nicer than I am. He wouldn’t see another day if it were up to me.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    England has become a strong-arm police state where foreign criminal child rapists are protected.

    Is this what they fought for in WW II? So their country could be invaded by 3rd world criminal foreigners?

    Sept. 2014, Daily Mail:

    Rotherham child-sex victim confronts her alleged abuser in the street… but SHE is arrested

    A victim of Rotherham’s child sex abuse scandal confronted a man she says groomed her – but was left shocked when she was the one arrested.

    The woman was shocked when she saw the man walking through the town’s centre on Friday and decided to challenge him over the allegations.

    But she was tackled by two police officers and pushed up against a wall during her ‘thuggish’ arrest, a witness has said.

    A damning report released last month detailed how 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the area over a 16-year period.

    The Times reported that a woman whose case is being investigated by authorities – but has not yet been interviewed – was arrested after tackling a man she says groomed her when she was 15.

    A witness accused the police of ‘acting like insensitive thugs’, telling the paper: ‘A police van came and six male officers piled out.

  • Steve_in_Vermont

    As I’ve said before it’s hard to believe this is the same country that won “The Battle of Britain”. I have to agree with Katherine McChesney. Nothing is going to change. The citizens of this country have been “subjects” of the Queen for so long they don’t know how to care for themselves. They will defer all their problems to the government and not act for themselves.

    • IstvanIN

      They are subjects of the politicians who have ruined the country.

    • George

      There’s nothing wrong with being subject to our monarch. We’ve quite happily (and successfully) been subjects far longer than a certain pissant North American country has been in existence, built a rather decent-sized empire and spread our civilisation and our language throughout the globe. All in the name of our reigning king or queen, thank you very much. Kindly leave your misplaced knee-jerk republicanism out of this. If we didn’t know how to care for ourselves, you’d have been eaten by the Red Indians centuries ago.
      The issue is that Britain is no longer the country that won the Battle of Britain. That nation was financially bankrupted, and its psychic stores were likewise spent.
      After the war, Britain caved to American and U.N. demands to divest itself of its colonies. No longer did Britannia rule the waves; she instead became insular. She now looked upon the former colonies not as lands to develop and advance, but rather as a source of labour to help rebuild.
      This was the mistake.
      Some, such as Enoch Powell, presciently foresaw the inherent dangers of importing genetically- and socially-unfit lesser beings. They were scorned. Kipling’s works were forgotten or disparaged. No more the lessons of ‘The White Man’s Burden’. No more the wisdom in ‘The Gods of the Copybook Headings’. Britain lost her way.
      The United Kingdom is not alone in this. Individualism has been waning throughout the West during the same period. We no longer glorify the rugged individual man. We instead seek to ‘nurture consensus’. We no longer laud achievement, but instead honour ‘effort’. We downplay the victor, and praise those who ‘played a good game’.

      • ejXinMI

        The fate of the United Kingdom is a tragedy for all of mankind, IMHO.

        • George

          The Left bleats that people are interchangeable. That there is no difference between a native-born White person and some off-colour import. In the same breath, they extol the ‘virtue’ of diversity. Yet somehow they fail to explain this dichotomy. How can race/colour/religion/sex/etc. not matter, yet diversity be good? If these factors are irrelevant, surely there is no need whatsoever for diversity.
          This Doublethink is something with which we need to challenge every Leftist in our every day lives. Ask them to explain this to you. ‘If race is merely a social construct, and people are inherently equal and equally capable, what, exactly, is the need to increase diversity for all these equal people’? They’ll stumble. They’ll fail to provide an acceptable answer. At that point, you tell them that they are now ready to start accepting the truth. People are not fungible. Race matters. And, as mentioned in Orwell’s other widely-read book, some animals are more equal than others.

    • saxonsun

      Ridiculous. The Queen runs nothing there.

  • DennisMcScumbag

    I don’t think our Yankee brothers understand just how craven the political class in Britain is. The following pic shows a quote from one of our serving ministers (former Home Secretary, Secretary of State in your terms) Jack Straw.

    • rightrightright

      His real name is Jacob Strawinsky. His racism is overt.

      He is a Labour politician talking with the usual forked tongue. His real message here is not that the English are not worth saving, but that the English are to be destroyed.

      • meanqueen

        For a secret Jew with a secret Jew agenda, he sure does make a lot of blatantly antisemitic and anti Israel comments – tons of them over his political career.

        • Obvious Pseudonym

          Pointing out that Israel has the Bomb and steals Palestinian land does not make him an antisemite.

          • meanqueen

            Yes it does, and he’s not Jewish anyway.

      • Isn’t it utterly incredible how a certain group seems always to camouflage themselves with foreign names as they infiltrate the most powerful levels of which ever government/country they happen to be infesting at the time? Its almost as if they dont want folks to notice they’re there, or how many of them there are.

    • ejXinMI

      What the hell is his problem? A proper citizenry would have him fearing for his life– you know… pitchforks, and torches…

  • Steve_in_Vermont

    Just to update my earlier comments regarding Britain, we all know they have outlawed guns. It appears now knives are becoming a problem so the government is attempting to make many of them illegal……including many common kitchen knives. Google search “Britain banning knives” for details.

  • LHathaway

    I don’t mean to be racist about this . . . and I don’t agree with this over-all case in the UK . . . these girls . . were raped. . . repeatedly. . over two and three periods . . . because they felt it benefited them. That’s why they were associating with these men. It may still be rape, because they were too young to know what they were doing, but the girls involved felt these relationships benefited them (they may have).

    But this over-all narrative in so many ways sounds like this side of the pond too. Whites are physically intimidated by people of color. It may be mostly words . . . but they are likely Physically intimidated (and perhaps they have good reason to be) AND whites are also fear the authorities. This, is political correctness?

  • Hammerheart

    Reading about this incident breaks my heart every single time. The fact that England is allowing this to happen uncontested means they have renounced their European heritage. I hope they enjoy their new faith and heritage.

    Further more, those who allowed this to go on and turned a blind eye in the name of political correctness, there is no punishment or sentencing beneath you.

  • IstvanIN

    A society that won’t even defend its children, and covers up the abuse by foreigners, is a society that is over.

  • IstvanIN



    “I’m still seeing my abusers driving young girls in their car. They’re untouchable” – “Good grief man, what the hell does this girl expect to be done? I mean, it’s almost as if she expected the police to actually arrest these guys or something. She must be one of those racist out to defame Muslim rape gangs ever time the media announces another 100 or so little girls have been repeatedly and systematically raped. Ugh, I can’t stand racist like her!” <- Sincerely, liberalism!

  • Rhialto

    The U.S. has such a plethora of criminal Diversityites that the Pakis rarely gain notoriety.

  • rightrightright

    Rotherham is the tip of the iceberg. The estimates are that 100,000 very young English girls have been groomed, raped and pimped by Moslems.

    The government and the lying press respond by digging into the past and then prosecuting geriatric White males, with full publicity, for sex crimes of 40 years ago. See? Everybody does it. Not just Moslems. That is the clear message we are required to digest.

  • MathMan

    In today’s British Press there are two more cases of multiple abuse by Pakistanis -in Halifax and Newcastle. Wherever they are they cause problems. This is what happens when you import medieval people into modern society.

  • Jake Frizzell

    Brits, are you fed up with your marxist handlers yet? Fed up with the traitors yet? Fed up with the enemy alien fifth columnists yet?

  • refocus


    Who is worse, the non white savages or the all white english persons in the police and bureaucracy that failed to defend the white children from rapists?

  • WR_the_realist

    There is definitely Pakistani privilege in Great Britain.

  • ejXinMI

    I’m sure some Pakis befoul the turf there, but they don’t stand out. Lots of Syrians, Iraqis, Chaldeans, some Palestinians… Arabs. I cannot recall any news from Dearborn that hinted at the white-girl-grooming Rotherham suffered. But, I would not be surprised if it is occurring on a smaller scale. Michigan Avenue around the Detroit-Dearborn border is littered with strip clubs. Dearborn used to be a very strong, and conservative, Protestant, white-working-class community– blue- and white-collar auto jobs. It was one of the last Detroit area communities to experience white-flight. The trickle of Arab immigrants in the ’60s, became a shower in the ’70s, and a flood in the ’80s. Finally, domination in the ’90s: a) Convenience stores and gas stations; b) U-M Dearborn (Muslims compelled installation of foot-washing basins).