Tag Archives: Social Services

Disclosing Child Sexual Abuse – Anne Wade

Anne has been a nurse, adolescent psychotherapist and child protection worker. She is happily married, as a mother she home educated and is a Quaker activist and Green socialist. This is her article. Disclosing child sexual abuse – Anne Wade … Continue reading

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[L2] Lewisham Council Obstruction of FOI Request

The FOI request was simple, and it was made on 6 Jun 2016. Over a year later Lewisham Council have failed to comply with their duty under the FOI Act to supply the information requested. They have offered a number … Continue reading

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BBC v Rochdale Borough Council High Court 24 Nov 2005

This is relevant to the 1990 Rochdale “satanic abuse” case, see 2017 Jun 16 Cathy Fox Blog Two articles on “Ritual Abuse” by Richard Scorer  [1] There had been an injunction so that no one could identify the social workers involved, in … Continue reading

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Two articles on “Ritual Abuse” by Richard Scorer

This blog has always tackled cases alleging ritual sexual abuse, see ritual abuse category [14] This has included in UK, several court appeals and newspaper articles on Broxtowe and Esther W’s book about the Orkney abuse [14] Whilst ritual abuse undoubtedly … Continue reading

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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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Michael Hames The Dirty Squad re Peter Righton

In my post about Peter Mckelvie and his defamation by the Daily Mail, Heroes for Exposing Child Sexual Abuse – Part 1 – Peter McKelvie [2]  I relied on some information from Michael Hames book The Dirty Squad  [1]  which details his time … 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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2008 (Myatt 3 of 5) R (c) v Secretary of State for Justice 28 Jul 2008 Supreme Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. Redaction Some court reports have had victims names redacted and some assault details redacted. This is a difficult balance –  normally … 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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