Shaun Wright steps down as PCC after Rotherham report pressure

Shaun Wright has stepped down as South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner after weeks of pressure over the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal, his office has announced.

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No. 10 'appalled' by Rotherham agencies' 'failings'

The failings of local agencies exposed by an inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham are appalling, a Number 10 spokesman said.

We are determined that the lessons of past failures must be learned and that those who have exploited these children are brought to justice.

– Downing Street

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