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Stolen Childhoods: The Grooming Scandal

For more than twenty years the grooming and sexual exploitation of children devastated lives in the South Yorkshire town of Rotherham. Panorama investigates why the police and council ignored warnings about the abuse that affected more than 14 hundred children. Reporter Alison Holt speaks to those who repeatedly tried to raise the alarm and hears from young people and their families, demanding to know why they weren't protected.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Sep 2014 00:20
BBC Two except Scotland


Role Contributor
ReporterAlison Holt
ProducerEsella Hawkey
Executive ProducerKaren Wightman
EditorCeri Thomas