Maggie Blyth, independent chair of the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board
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'Oxfordshire grooming delays unacceptable' - report author

As many as 373 children may have been targeted for sex by gangs of men in Oxfordshire in the last 16 years, a serious case review found.

The investigation came after a sadistic sex gang of seven men were jailed in 2013 for abusing six girls in Oxford, between 2004 and 2012.

The chair of the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Maggie Blyth said: "[There was] a culture across all organisations that failed to see that these children were being groomed in an organised way by groups of men."

  • 03 Mar 2015
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