Tag Archives: Lancashire County Council

Richard Hook v The Clerk of Lancashire Police Committee 19 Mar 1980 Supreme Court (Police)

1976 Chief Constable of Lancashire “goings on”. It is not clear what these were. A sergeant reported them to HMIC who asked the Police Authority to carry out an investigation, whose report was the Osmond Report. The report disclosed a … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood 2. R v HM Coroner and others 3 Feb 2010 High Court

This application challenged the decision of the decision of the Coroner not to recuse himself from the Judicial Review of the orginal Inquest. It was decided that the Coroner who carried out the Inquest should recuse himself. If they had … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood 1. R v HM Coroner and Others 22 Jan 2009 High Court

Adam Rickwood was the youngest person in modern times to take his own life whilst in custody, at the age of just 14 in Hassockfield Secure Training Centre. The notorious Medomsley run by the Home Office where much child sexual … Continue reading

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Scotforth House Report 1992 by Janet Smith QC

The Report of the Scotforth House Inquiry into child abuse, authored by Janet Smith QC, commissioned by Lancashire County Council and published November 1992 has been released by Lancashire County Council. The report is nearly 400 pages long and is … Continue reading

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