Excellent blog from Researching Reform, on the Lambeth redress scheme, original post here https://researchingreform.net/2018/02/26/lambeth-council-offers-compensation-to-children-abused-in-its-care/
and also archived here https://archive.is/NCf4C
Lambeth Council has launched a redress scheme which promises to compensate anyone who was abused or feared being abused, as a child at a Lambeth Children’s Home and/or Shirley Oaks Primary School. The scheme will also compensate survivors who were abused at the Council’s foster homes, if they were placed in the homes directly from a Lambeth Children’s care home.
The scheme was opened on 2 January, 2018 and will run until 1st January, 2020.
Compensation has been divided into two types:
Harm’s Way Payment
A payment for Applicants who were resident at a Lambeth Children’s Home and feared that they would be physically and/or sexually abused, and/or who were neglected and/or suffered cruelty whilst resident at a Lambeth Children’s Home.
You do not need to have suffered abuse to apply for a Harm’s Way Payment
In order to apply for a Harm’s Way payment, the scheme asks that…
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