UKIP MEP Sent Death Threats After Slamming Rotherham Council Over Child Abuse Scandal

UKIP MEP Sent Death Threats After Slamming Rotherham Council Over Child Abuse Scandal

UKIP’s Member of the European Parliament for Yorkshire, Jane Collins, has reported that she has been on the receiving end of death threats and warnings about her staying away from Rotherham after she attacked the local council for its negligence in the ongoing child abuse scandal.

Last month it emerged that over 3000 girls in the northern British town had been subjected to rape, grooming, and other forms of abuse over a period extending beyond a decade. Whilst a few members of the council have resigned over the matter, Collins and others pointed to the fact that many will have known about the abuse, mainly perpetuated by Pakistani, Muslim men – and failed to speak out.

Speaking exclusively to Breitbart London, Ms. Collins said last month: “The people of Yorkshire are rightly appalled to hear their Police and Crime Commissioner was so instrumental in covering up abuse of children in Rotherham. He should resign immediately because people like him have no place holding public office in a civilised society.” 

Now, Ms. Collins reports to the Daily Star that she has had threats against her life, leading to local police having to install a panic button in her home, with talks of a ‘safe room’ also being installed. 

Collins said: “I didn’t get death threats before. The more we reveal and the more we push the nastier it’s going to get.”

She added: “I think every Labour member in Rotherham should tear up their membership card.

“Do they not care about the victims? People are saying they didn’t know the scale of it but surely one child is enough.”

Critics have argued that the scandal in Rotherham is the eventuality of an entrenched left-wing political establishment, with others noting that more scandals are due to be reported across the United Kingdom over the next few years.


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