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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Council 'clearly failed young and vulnerable children'

No-one on Rotherham Council can be proud because they "clearly failed" young and vulnerable children, according the former deputy leader.

Speaking exclusively to ITV News Jahangir Akhtar said that he "wasn't around" and had not been part of the executive when reports of the abuse first surfaced.

A recent report has revealed more than 1,400 children were abused during 2005 and 2010.

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