Spin doctors at Rotherham council were today accused of prioritising "media management" over child sex abuse victims.

Labour MP Simon Danczuk made the damning claim after the council announced chief executive Martin Kimber is to leave his job in the wake of a report into horrific child sex abuse in the town.

Mr Danczuk, who has been a vocal campaigner for the thousands of victims of abuse, hit out at press officers who released the news just minutes after the announcement of the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy.

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