CHILD sex abuse whistleblower Jayne Senior is being investigated after complaints were made to Rotherham Borough Council.
Mrs Senior was elected as a Labour member of the authority in May but the Advertiser understands the allegations relate to her role as chief executive of Swinton Lock Activity Centre.
A spokesman confirmed that the council had received three complaints.
He added: “An independent investigation is now under way, and as such we are unable to comment further at this stage.”
Mrs Senior, who said she was unable to comment at this stage, was given an MBE in June for services to child protection in Rotherham.
Mrs Senior ran council youth programme Risky Business for 11 years, reporting nearly 1,700 cases of troubled youngsters which were mostly ignored by authorities.
Her attempts to raise the alarm were vindicated in the Jay and Casey reports.
Swinton Lock, which supports about 60 CSE survivors and family members, lost financial support from the council when new long-term counselling contracts were awarded this summer.