Published on 16 Aug 2017 Sections ,

Labour MP Sarah Champion resigns from shadow cabinet

Political Correspondent

The Labour MP for Rotherham, Sarah Champion, has resigned from the shadow cabinet as women and equalities spokesperson after what she called an “extremely poor choice of words” in a Sun newspaper article last week. She’d written an article about the grooming of girls by Asian men after the conviction of 18 people for child sexual exploitation in Newcastle.