Following the terrible incidents that have come to light in the last few weeks, an independent inquiry into Rotherham is now underway.

The Communities and Local Government Committee is today, from 4.15pm going to be taking evidence from Professor Alexis Jay whose report into child sexual abuse in Rotherham has highlighted the extent of the tragedy, the leader of Rotherham Council and others.

You can catch the live feed here, and read the Professor’s report, here.