New UK Child Abuse Scandal: Council Failed Background Checks on School-Run Taxi Drivers

Children as young as five are alleged to have been targeted in South Ribble, Lancashire, The New Day reports.

The allegations involve drivers in council-funded school runs.

Children as young as five were “sexually exploited” by taxi ­drivers after a local council failed to run background checks, a new report claims.

Drivers in South Ribble, Lancashire, have been accused of violating children while ­carrying out council-funded school runs, according to an interim review of the licensing of hackney carriages and private hire vehicles by South Ribble Council.

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