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REPTON SCHOOL: Police Called and an Investigation Launched into Staff Member

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Derbyshire Police have been called and an investigation has been launched into a staff member at Repton School who is now on leave The nature of the investigation has not been revealed by the Police or the School although a spokesperson for Derbyshire Police stated that “safeguarding concerns” had been raised. The Derby Telegraph reported “that it is understood the…

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Public Inquiry Demanded by MP into Telford Abuse

Posted on: March 15, 2018

Tory MP Lucy Allan has demanded an Independent Public Inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Telford. The Sunday Mirror has reported that it has uncovered Britain’s “worst ever” child grooming scandal, with up to one thousand girls subjected to abuse by grooming gangs over the past 40 years, since the 1980s. The grooming of children and child sexual exploitation in…

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Sexual Abuse Inquiry: Case Studies Determined and will include Beechwood Children’s Home

Posted on: March 8, 2018

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has decided that three case studies in the Nottinghamshire Phase of the Inquiry will be examined during the public hearings in October 2018 which will include focus upon Beechwood Children’s Home. One particular phase within the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will focus upon the experiences of children in the care of…

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Hazlewood Children’s Home: Man Charged

Posted on: March 7, 2018

Alleged abuse at Hazlewood Children’s Home. Michael Robinson has been charged with several historical child sex offences. The alleged offences are said to have taken place at Hazlewood Children’s Home which was located in Radford, Nottingham between 1981 and 1983. The alleged offences include indecent assaults, possession of images and gross indecency.

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Paedophile Hospital doctor jailed for abusing young cancer patients

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Myles Bradbury was sentenced to 22 years in jail at Cambridge Crown Court after admitting 25 offences, including sexual assault, voyeurism and possessing more than 16,000 indecent images. The offences occurred between 2009 and 2013 against children in his care at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. He was told by the Judge that his offences were a “gross and grotesque breach…

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Our cases

Armes (NA) -v- Nottinghamshire County Council – A welcome victory for abused foster children Supreme Court rule child abuse victory for Nottingham Claimant against Nottinghamshire County Council Today, the Supreme Court gave a much-awaited judgement in the case of Armes (NA) -v- Nottinghamshire County Council finding that local authorities are vicariously liable for the actions of foster parents. The claimant,…

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Notable cases

Court hands down judgement in B&B – v – Leicestershire County Council and rules that Local Authorities owe a non-delegable duty of care to children who are placed in foster care. The Claimants were represented by Mr. Christopher Ratcliffe, solicitor, of Uppal Taylor Solicitors and Mr. Philip Turton, barrister, of Ropewalk Chambers, Nottingham. The Claimants brought proceedings against the Local…

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Other news

Stockport MP, Ann Coffey, says rise in number of children being “farmed out” to care homes. 2012 government reforms made a pledge to reduce the number of “out of borough placements” to help combat child sexual exploitation, but Ministers are now being accused of breaking that promise. Labour MP Ann Coffey is expected to use a Commons debate later to…

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