Posts tagged with  " investigations "

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

March 12, 2013:

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.

Number of complaints against Norfolk and Suffolk school staff revealed

August 26, 2010:

Parents in Norfolk and Suffolk were last night reassured that incidents remain “extremely rare” after new figures showed more than 250 complaints were made against school staff in the two counties during the last year. The alleged incidents – 139 in Norfolk and 109 in Suffolk – are among more than 1,700 across England unearthed […]

Kerelaw Report Published

May 18, 2009:

The Scottish Government have announced that the Independent Inquiry Into Alleged Abuse at Kerelaw Residential School Secure Unit (ISBN 978 0 7559 5952 5) undertaken by Eddie Frizzell has been published. Contents Foreword 1 Executive Summary 2 Background 3 Introduction 4 Kerelaw Residential School and Secure Unit 5 Looked after children legislation and regulation 6 Policy […]

Kerelaw: Independent report published

May 11, 2009:

The joint independent inquiry on Kerelaw Residential School and Secure Unit has returned its findings. Commissioned by both Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Government, the inquiry team led by Eddie Frizzell has published a comprehensive report on events at Kerelaw in the run up to its closure between 2004 and 2006. The inquiry had […]

The Secret of Bryn Estyn – paperback edition published

February 15, 2009:

The 15th of February 2009 marks the 9th anniversary of the publication of Lost In Care (The Waterhouse Report) report of the North Wales Tribunal of Inquiry into [allegations of] abuse in North Wales Children’s Homes sees the publication in paperback of the much acclaimed The Secret of Bryn Estyn – the making of a […]

Shieldfield is not an isolated case

August 10, 2002:

It would be reassuring to dismiss Shieldfield as a terrible aberration. The story of what happened to Dawn Reed and Chris Lillie is so bizarre that it might seem to be without parallel. But that would be to replace one delusion by another. On the day after the libel judgment, the Guardian newsdesk was contacted […]

Welsh child sex abuse investigation grows

May 15, 2000:

More than 60 detectives are now involved in Operation Goldfinch, the investigation into allegations of abuse in children’s homes across south Wales. Several hundred former residents of about 50 homes, many of which have since closed, are being interviewed by police.  The inquiry is expected to last at least another year. Most of the allegations […]

West Dudley MBC following up allegations of historical abuse

February 21, 2000:

Dudley Council is today, Monday 21st February 2000, following up an allegation made by a local Brierley Hill man that he was subjected to sexual abuse whilst living at Saltwells House approximately 20 years ago. This allegation came to light following an article in the Express and Star, Friday 18th February 2000, in which it […]

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