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Children Abused in Institutions – Lessons Still to be Learned by Wally Harbert

Wally was Hackneys Director of Social Services, later Avon County Council Director of Social Services, President of the Association of Directors of Social Services in 1978/9 and was awarded the OBE in 1984. His other posts on this blog are … Continue reading

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Pine End School, Reigate

I have received information that there was sexual abuse at Pine End School, Colley Lane, Reigate, a special school for ‘maladjusted’ children in care run by the old “Inner London Education Authority” ( ILEA). Lambeth Social Services sent people there. … Continue reading

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Waplington Report (Youth Justice Board, Hassockfield STC)

Adam Rickwood killed himself 6 hours after use of a restraint by Serco staff using a PCC approved physical restraint at Hassockfield Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was aged just 14. For more details see Adam Rickwood’s Story by … Continue reading

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The Government of India v Martin Ashley 10 Oct 2014 High Court (Extradition)

Martin Ashley aka Raymond Ashley aka Raymond Varley was wanted by authorities in India on suspicion of child sexual abuse after the imprisonment of Dr Freddie Peats for child sexual abuse. Peats ran a childrens home. This was an appeal … Continue reading

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Survivor v The Director of Public Prosecutions 25 Jan 2001 High Court (Aston Villa FC)

This was an application to challenge the decision of the CPS to stop a prosecution. The alleged abuser was a scout for Aston Villa Football Club. The offences were between 1971 and 1977. It also mentions abuse at Forde Park. … Continue reading

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Lister v Hesley Hall Ltd 7 Oct 1999 Supreme Court

Dennis Grain abused pupils when he was master at Axeholme House which was a boarding house of Wilsick Hall School, owned by Hesley Hall Ltd. This was an appeal by Hesley Hall against an order made, for the claimants against … Continue reading

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Alan Beck

Alan Beck was mentioned in the Appeal Simon Regan v Thomas David Barton Taylor 29 Apr 1999 High Court [2]. This information is from Scribd Justicia and Lux,  Alan Beck Lecturer University of Kent [6]  where there is more information and Vips … Continue reading

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Catholic Care and Home Office v Kevin Raymond Young 14 Nov 2006 Supreme Court (St Camillus and Medomsley)

Kevin Young suffered horrendous sexual abuse as a child and must have suffered again having to go through these court ordeals. Kevin, went to Consett Police Station, when he came out of Medomsley, told them of his sexual abuse, and … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood’s Story by Carolyne Willow

Recently I blogged the court appeals about the death of Adam Rickwood,  [3] [4] [5] who killed himself in 2004, aged 14 not long after the use of unlawful restraint and distraction techniques by SERCO. Adams death was shocking, even … Continue reading

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How a Local Authority Failed Children in its Care – Sexual Activity in Community Homes

This was sent to the blog by Wally Harbert. This is also available on his website How a local authority failed children in its care [6] Thank you once again to Wally for his contribution from a valuable perspective of  … Continue reading

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