Sheffield City Council passed a vote of no confidence in under-fire South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright this afternoon. Councillors voted unanimously for the proposal during a full council meeting in the city.
The authority the largest council in the Police South Yorkshire area. Shaun Wright has refused to resign despite a report into 1,400 cases of child abuse damning the force and Rotherham council where he was head of children's services for five years.
Mr Wright was a Rotherham councillor for more than a decade before his election as PCC and, between 2005 and 2010, he was the cabinet member responsible for children's services.
Children as young as 11 were raped by large groups of men, a new inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham has found.
A report into 16 years of child sexual abuse in Rotherham has concluded that the true scale of exploitation in the town will never be known.