ONS data will help councils tackle child abuse

By Heather Jameson | 14 January 2020
  • Heather Jameson

Manchester City Council has become the latest in a long line of authorities that has held its hands up following historical failures to protect children from sexual exploitation.

A report into the failings of Operation Augusta this week found that public authorities knew youngsters were being ‘subjected to the most profound abuse and exploitation’ but failed to protect them.

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