“Across the Bradford district, at this moment in time, 30 people have been arrested in the last two months and there are ongoing cases."
“I've no doubt at all that the police – certainly the police who work
in my area – know what's expected by the law and by politicians as
In November, Mr Hopkins triggered a furious row when he claimed gangs
of Muslim men were “going round and raping white kids”, fuelled by a
cultural background that encouraged brutal sexism against all women.
Yesterday, the MP urged the Pakistani community to “come to terms” with the problem
The inquiry also heard from Ann Cryer, the former Keighley and Ilkley
Labour MP, who spoke out against sex abuse by a minority of Pakistani
men in Keighley a decade ago – a campaign which resulted in her being
branded a racist. Yesterday, Mrs Cryer noted the lack of action, back in
2002, by police and council social services, saying: “It seemed they
were terrified about being called racist.”