With David Cameron claiming that councillors (and others in authority) who refuse to blow the whistle on sexual exploitation should be jailed, it is worth noting that Keith Mitchell and Louise Chapman — the leader and executive member for children’s services at Oxfordshire County Council during the period covered by a damning abuse report to be published […]

With Oxfordshire County Council set to be slammed by an inquiry into child and grooming rape tomorrow, the councillor with legal responsibility for children’s services during an eight year period of failure not only represents Witney West in David Cameron’s constituency, but is the daughter of his election agent, Barry Norton. The serious case review — described by an insider as “brutal” — is expected […]

A defenceless 91 year-old woman received a “pauper’s funeral” after a Conservative councillor stole £154,000 from her, a court heard yesterday. Tory John Morgan is accused of abusing his power of attorney over Beryl Gittens to trouser £75,000 in bank transfers and £80,000 in cash — including a number of withdrawals in Las Vegas. Mocking […]

Leading Tory students have been filmed mocking urban slang and claiming that women “serve their purpose” in a video posted on YouTube. In what they will doubtless claim is “hilarious satire”, a HandyCam was kept rolling during one of the Oxford University Conservative Association’s (OUCA) boozy Port and Policy events. After attempts to translate vernacular of “the common man” and […]