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Birmingham City Council 'buried' a report linking Asian private hire drivers to child sexual exploitation victims 23 years ago, the Mail can reveal.

Researcher Dr Jill Jesson was asked by the authority to look at the issue of child prostitution involving girls in care back in 1990.

The following year, after six months research, she produced a critical two-part report which showed child protection failings by social workers and other agencies.


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