DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH: Rotherham Witness Says Police Covered Up Child Abuse By Muslim Men. “In February, the then Communities Secretary Eric Pickles sent a team of five commissioners to take over the executive functions of Rotherham Borough Council, saying it was suffering from ‘institutionalised political correctness’. In August last year, the Jay Report found that 1,400 children had been groomed, trafficked and raped by Asian men in the town but police had failed to intervene due to fears of appearing racist.”