Independent Review into Historic Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) in Oldham

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Published date: 
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022

Oldham Council wanted us to share the following statement with you as VCFSE partners in the borough.

As you may already be aware, the Independent Review into historic child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Oldham was published on Monday 20 June.

Oldham Council fully accepts the findings of this report which you can read in full on the GMCA (Greater Manchester Combined Authority) website at Review of Historic CSE in Oldham

If you have concerns about any of the issues raised in the Review, a new dedicated telephone line has been set up for people wanting to report historic CSE to us. You can call 0161 770 1045 to speak to a trained professional who can help, or email  

If you have concerns about child abuse happening now, you can make a referral to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0161 770 7777 or by filling in the online safeguarding referral form 

If you or someone you know is impacted by the findings of the report, there is mental health and wellbeing support available via the Oldham Council website: Looking after your mental health and wellbeing

To help us respond to any potential community tensions arising from the publication of the report, if you become aware of any community tensions please email the following and provide as much detail as possible: