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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Rotherham MP calls for PCC Shaun Wright to resign

Labour MP for Rotherham, Sarah Champion, has joined calls for Shaun Wright to stand down in light of a report into child sexual exploitation.

Mr Wright, now the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, was chair of child services for Rotherham when some of the abuse detailed in the report was going on.

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