Communities and Local Government Committee - Ninth Report
Child sexual exploitation in Rotherham: Ofsted and further government issues

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 10 March 2015.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Purpose of the report


The Report of Inspection of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Roger Stone, former Leader of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

The evidence

Measures announced on 3 March 2015

2 Ofsted


Why did Ofsted not detect and expose Rotherham's failure to address child sexual exploitation?

Changes from 2012

The interpretation of Ofsted's assessments

Linking with other inspectorates

Other local authorities

2014 Inspection of Rotherham


3 The Casey Report


Rotherham's state of denial

The Improvement Board

Return to democratic control

Return to democratic control: the role of the Improvement Board

The conduct of former council officers

Scrutiny within local government


South Yorkshire Police

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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