So, it turns out that the Party That Must Never Be Named was right.
Well, Labour MP Ann Cryer is ready with
It's all the fault of traditional
Because these men are all from "traditional" "conservative" Islamic families, they have their marriages arranged for them. This means that they can't sleep around when they're young like normal people, so, naturally, they turn to kidnapping, drugging and raping 14 year old girls, and forcing them into prostitution...
as you do.
"I am merely pointing out fact in saying that all the victims of these terrible crimes are white girls and all the alleged perpetrators are Asian men," she said.
"That is a significant fact and needs to be addressed."
In her view, young Asian men in traditional communities were unable to pursue casual relationships in the manner of their white peers because they were tied to arranged marriages.
Caught between two cultures, a small number were tempted to target vulnerable young girls, she said.
She was criticised by Muslim community activists, and a subsequent Channel 4 documentary focusing on the problem was pulled amid fears that it would hand political ammunition to the
BNPParty that Must Never be Named.