Penny Marshall

Social Affairs Editor

Penny Marshall is Social Affairs Editor for ITV News. She leads in-depth reporting and analysis of immediate issues affecting the lives of the British public, from education and religion, to welfare and public services.
Penny is renowned for her incisive journalism uncovering the Serb-run detention camps in Bosnia in 1992. Her reports alerted the world to the full horror of ethnic cleansing and won an array of awards including a BAFTA, a Royal Television Society Journalism Award and a prestigious Emmy for outstanding investigative journalism.

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Rotherham abuse victim: 'I feel safer but not safe enough'

When I spoke to one of the Rotherham abuse victims this evening I asked whether she felt any safer now after today's developments.

She replied: "Safer, but not safe enough".

Six Whitehall-appointed commissioners will come to Rotherham to effectively run the council.

Westminster expect there to be local elections in 2016 when the people of this town will be given a chance to elect people they trust.

But this affair is far from over - the National Crime Agency has said today there may be grounds for criminal investigations, possibly against a police officer and two councillors.

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Charities claim thousands without easy access to food

Today's Trussel Trust figures are proof that the government is in breach of human rights law says a group of leading charities, claiming that they can prove thousands of families are without easy access to food.

Labour calls the tripling of need, as revealed by the figures , the shocking reality of the cost of living crisis under David Cameron.

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