Posts tagged with  " anonymity "

Prime Minister responds to MPs concern over plans to give those accused of rape anomymity

June 12, 2010:

Q5. [1330] Caroline Flint (Don Valley) (Lab): “The Coalition: our programme for government” states: “We will extend anonymity in rape cases to defendants.” May I ask the Prime Minister why he believes that defendants in rape cases are more deserving of anonymity than those accused of murder, domestic violence or sexual abuse of children? The […]

Change in law on abuse urged after suicide

May 4, 2002:

Friends of a head teacher who killed himself after being accused of abusing an eight-year-old boy made an emotional appeal yesterday for names to be withheld in future until a guilty verdict.  The growing number of allegations against teachers made the change imperative because the vast majority turned out to be unfounded and malicious.  Although […]

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