Posts tagged with  " government "

“Sentence First, Verdict Afterwards…”

July 9, 2018:

The following is a blog from one of our committee members, the BBC Suffolk Radio presenter Simon Warr, who himself suffered a wrongful allegation and was found not guilty. He wrote a book about his experiences titled “Presumed Guilty”, find out more about his book here. Just when it seemed as though public attitudes might […]

MP Nigel Evans cleared of sexual assaults

April 11, 2014:

Former deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans has been cleared of a string of sex abuse charges, including one of rape. The rape claim was one of several allegations made by seven men during a five-week trial at Preston Crown Court. The former Conservative MP was said to have used his political […]

Response to the Jillings report

July 8, 2013:

The Jillings Report describes events which took place many years ago. FACT has alway accepted that abuse did occur in North Wales Children’s homes (although not on the scale alleged) and that for some children their experience of being looked after was not good enough. Having read the Jillings Report we are confident that the matters raised by […]

Anne Diamond says she feels queasy about this sex pest witchhunt

June 20, 2013:

Why I’m queasy about this sex pest witchhunt and girls who dress to kill, by Anne Diamond In a frank and times disturbing article Anne Diamond  pours scorn on the behaviour of those teenage girls who in the past have fitted with celebrities and calls for those accused of sexual offences, particularly historical ones, to be […]

Government accepts recommendations for new rules for Employment Tribunals

March 18, 2013:

The Law Society have announced that the Government is to radically overhaul procedure for Employment Tribunals. Employment tribunals are to become the ‘last resort, not the first port of call’ after the government’s announcement today that it has accepted proposals in a fundamental review of procedure for tribunals. The proposals accepted by the government include new […]

Solicitors to challenge to Sex Offenders Registration Rules

March 12, 2013:

The following Media release has been issued by Quality Solicitors Jordans X v Secretary of State for Home Department March 7, 2013 It has been confirmed that a challenge to the requirement of convicted Sex Offenders to provide details of their bank accounts and credit cards will be heard by the Administrative Court at Birmingham […]

Media Release: Chris Saltrese responds to DPP's proposals to review sexual offences programme.

The Following media release has been issued by Chris Saltrese, a solicitor specialising in defending allegations of sexual abuse . MEDIA RELEASE CHRIS SALTRESE RESPONSE TO THE DPP’S PROPOSALS TO REVIEW SEXUAL OFFENCE PROSECUTIONS “Case building’ risks case manufacture in historic child abuse” warns defence solicitor. Responding to the DPPs proposals to increase prosecutions for alleged […]

Macur Review issues a call for evidence

January 11, 2013:

The Independent Review of the Waterhouse Tribunal will today publish an Issues Paper calling for views on the scope of the original Inquiry and whether or not it sufficiently investigated specific allegations of child abuse in North Wales care homes. Commenting on the call for further evidence, Mrs Justice Macur said: ‘To ensure I can […]

FACT submits its evidence to the CCRC review

December 21, 2012:

FACT has submitted its evidence to to the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s Review  which can be accessed here We are grateful to Dr Ros Burnett for taking the lead on this task and for submitting this review on FACT’s behalf.

All FACT submissions now on-line

April 5, 2012:

All FACT submissions to Government Bodies have recently been updated in PDF format Submission to Leveson Inquiry 2012 Submission to CRB Review 2011 Submission to the Independent Safeguarding Review (ISA) Working Party 2009 The All Party Group Abuse Investigations 2008 Submission to Home Affairs Select Committee re Workings of the Criminal Cases Review Commission (2006) […]

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