Dr Alan Billings - Blog
The primary victims of child sexual exploitation are, of course, the young people themselves. We can never forget Professor Alexis Jay’s report which found that 1400 girls had been abused by gangs of men between 1997 and 2013 in Rotherham. It remains a priority to help the victims and survivors and ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice.
But one thing I have become aware of over these past three years as Police and Crime Commissioner is that there are secondary victims of CSE as well. Their suffering is not of the same order, but they too have had their lives profoundly affected.
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