Posts tagged with  " local government "

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 […]

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 […]

UK Local Authorities admit that 15% of allegations made against teachers are unfounded

January 8, 2010:

The  question of false allegations was again raised in Parliament this time by Lord Hylton Teachers: Offences Question Asked by Lord Hylton To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many teachers have been falsely accused of offences in the most recent years for which figures are available. [HL651] The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Children, […]

The Local Government Association criticise Ofsted for feeding peole's fears about child protection

November 25, 2009:

The Local Government Association have issued a press release criticising Ofsted for feeding peole’s fears about child protection Ofsted should be the calm, measured voice that helps to make child protection services work better rather than feeding people’s fears, council leaders said today. The Local Government Association warns that the inspectorate needs to stop working […]

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 […]

Jane Hutt announces plans to implement the Carlile report

July 17, 2002:

Welsh Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt, today announced her plans for the implementation of the Carlile Report of the Review of Safeguards for Children and Young People Treated and Cared for By the NHS in Wales. The report contained 150 recommendations, all of which were accepted by the Welsh Assembly Government when […]

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