Speculation is mounting that Esther Rantzen, the TV personality and president of charity ChildLine, is being considered for the post of children’s commissioner for England.She is believed to have made the final cut because the Government is keen to appoint a high-profile candidate to the post.Education secretary Ruth Kelly has been given two names from […]
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The Clywch Inquiry might just have well be subtitled ‘A Little Local Difficulty’ for all the impact it made in England. The report by Children’s Commissioner Peter Clarke received some advance publicity on television and radio but sank without a trace after its publication. Political Editor Kirsty Buchanan asks why the lessons of the inquiry […]
The response of the authorities to allegations of sexual abuse by a teacher and television dramatist was so poor as to constitute a cover-up, according to a report out today.One official, David Matthews, failed in his duty of care so badly that he may have committed a criminal offence, Welsh Children’s Commissioner Peter Clarke said.Mr […]