Rochdale council apologises for child abuse scandal ‘failings’

Rochdale council apologises for child abuse scandal ‘failings’

Rochdale council has apologised for its ‘significant failings’ ahead of an investigation into child abuse at two institutions.

New rules strengthen standards for councillors and mayors

Anyone found guilty of serious crimes will be banned from serving on local councils under new rules, local government minister says.

New rules strengthen standards for councillors and mayors

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