Posts tagged with  " investigations "

MP calls for rape anonymity laws to be reviewed after case dropped

January 7, 2015:

The Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has called for a review of laws that grant anonymity to sexual assault complainants after Scotland Yard said that he would face no further action over a rape allegation. Pritchard, the MP for The Wrekin, in Shropshire, attacked what he described as the “vindictive and outrageous story” that led to […]

Respected Headteacher cleared by a jury of sexual assault on pupil in just 11 minutes.

November 15, 2014:

James Bird, 53, was arrested at his desk and subjected to an 11-month court ordeal over the claims, dating back more than a decade old, that he abused a pupil.The church-goer, who now works at another school, was even prevented from being alone with his 13-year-old daughter in that time.

Teacher accused of four counts of sexually assaulting two 14-year-old girls has been cleared of all the charges.

October 18, 2014:

A FORMER North Bromsgrove High School teacher who was accused of four counts of sexually assaulting two 14-year-old girls has been cleared of all the charges. David John Crowther, of West Road, pleaded not guilty to two counts of squeezing a 14-year-old girl’s bottom, one count of touching a 14-year-old girl’s bottom and a further […]

A social worker who accused an innocent father of abusing his daughter has claimed the police put pressure on her to stand by the lie.

August 10, 2014:

A social worker who accused an innocent father of abusing his daughter has claimed the police put pressure on her to stand by the lie. When asked who was putting pressure on her, she replied: ‘I was under pressure at that police station … to exaggerate or confirm what I had written.’ Mrs Smith said […]

A teacher cleared of sexually assaulting a pupil but then sacked by his Belfast school has won a claim for unfair dismissal.

July 23, 2014:

A teacher cleared of sexually assaulting a pupil but then sacked by his Belfast school has won a claim for unfair dismissal. The man, who is not identified, had been accused of hugging a girl, trying to kiss her and making inappropriate comments in a photocopying room at the unidentified school in 2011. The allegation […]

Law graduate faces jail after being found guilty of falsely accusing her former boyfriend of a series of rapes

June 6, 2014:

A law graduate faces jail after being found guilty of falsely accusing her former boyfriend of a series of rapes and assaults as an excuse for doing poorly in her barrister training. The allegations made by Rhiannon Brooker meant Paul Fensome was arrested, charged and held in prison for 37 days. Following an 11-week trial, […]

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 […]

Jim cannot fix this – new blog

May 21, 2013:

Our attention has been brought to a blog about the accusations made against Jimmy Saville.  You have to drill down to get the full picture but at first glance it seems to be a somewhat sceptical account of the allegations made. However it does provide a useful description of the context in which the allegations […]

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