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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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South Yorkshire PCC defiant in face of pressure to quit

South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner, Shaun Wright, faces being suspended from the Labour Party if he has not resigned by the morning.

He was the man responsible for childrens' services in Rotherham between 2005 and 2010, while hundreds of vulnerable children suffered sexual exploitation.

Mr Wright says he did not know about the abuse, and that he already paid for any failings by standing down from that post.

ITV News Correspondent Damon Green reports:

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