‘Successful year’ for specialist CSE Unit says ‘most improved’ police force in country

In a short statement released earlier this week, Greater Manchester Police say their commitment to bring the perpetrators of non-recent child sexual exploitation to justice is stronger than ever, as investigations under the codenames Operation Green Jacket and Operation Bridgewater, gather momentum. Two days ago, (15th December, 2022), detectives from the Force CSE Unit in the SeriousContinue reading “‘Successful year’ for specialist CSE Unit says ‘most improved’ police force in country”

‘Cover-up’ council puts up the shutters yet again

A local council that repeatedly, and falsely, claims to be open and transparent has been caught out, yet again, in a familiar sequence of ineptitude, poor decision-making, deception and cover-up. As is often the case, what started out as a relatively minor matter escalates out of all proportion simply because very highly paid senior officersContinue reading “‘Cover-up’ council puts up the shutters yet again”

Council Leader issues clarification over abridged video clip

  Oldham Council’s ‘new’ Leader, Cllr Amanda Chadderton, has issued a statement in response to a YouTube clip that has recently been widely broadcast, both on social media and in WhatsApp groups. The video is ‘cut and shut’ from a public broadcast of the Council’s meeting on 13th July, 2022. It is providing a landingContinue reading “Council Leader issues clarification over abridged video clip”

Council Leader condemns ‘Punch and Judy’ show

Troubled Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council, mired in controversy over the long-delayed publication of the Assurance Review into child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the town, has issued a statement, via its Leader, Cllr Amanda Chadderton (pictured above), setting out its strategy for tackling both the findings of the report and the ongoing CSE problem in theContinue reading “Council Leader condemns ‘Punch and Judy’ show”