Category Archives: Childrens home

Submissions to the Investigation into Knottfield Childrens Home, Isle of Man

I made these submissions in August to the Social Affairs Policy Review Committee investigating child abuse at Knottfield. I make it public now because I believe it is important that wider public should know what happened, and because I know … Continue reading

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Child Abuse at Beecholme Childrens Home, Banstead, Surrey

Beecholme was notorious for its physical and sexual abuse. Beecholme Childrens Home, Fir Tree Road, Banstead, Surrey was open from about 1930 until 1974. It was operated by the London County Council. Children from London County Council, Islington, Lambeth, Wandsworth, … Continue reading

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Irish Child Abuse Survivor goes on Hunger Strike

There has been much dissatisfaction with Caranua [2] , the independent State Body set up to help people who, as children, experienced abuse in residential institutions in Ireland and have received settlements, Redress Board or Court awards. It is supposed … Continue reading

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Islington Councils’ “flop” choice of “top” lawyer

Islington Council said it was “shocked and concerned” and promised to set up an inquiry led by a “top” lawyer to examine new evidence relating to a former mayor, Sandy Marks,  pro-paedophile past. Yet they have chosen a lawyer James … Continue reading

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Tower Hamlets – Working Document – creating a full Timeline

This post is deliberately partially completed to show part of the process of creating a full timeline on an area, and to act as a focus for crowdsourced research on Tower Hamlets. If anyone has any links or info on … Continue reading

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