Labour leader Ed Miliband has said his party "let people down in Rotherham" over the child sexual abuse scandal.

Speaking on the BBC's Sunday Politics programme in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Mr Miliband said he was "deeply sorry" for what had happened.

A report published in August on child sexual exploitation in the town found at least 1,400 children were abused in Rotherham from 1997-2013.

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