Monday, 10 September 2018 / Published in Press Releases
An expert lawyer is calling the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) to contact all victims of crime who were affected by the ‘same roof rule’, after The Ministry of Justice announced its plan to scrap the caveat. The ‘same roof rule’- which was changed in 1979 but not retrospectively- will be abolished after Justice secretary
Thursday, 09 August 2018 / Published in Press Releases
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse report was published today further to the Ampleforth and Downside hearings held last November and December which considered the nature and extent of child sexual abuse by individuals associated with the English Benedictine Congregation, and any failures by them or the Roman Catholic Church to protect children from
Monday, 16 July 2018 / Published in Abuse News
Vulnerable children
Charities say landmark case will impact the rights of thousands of abuse victims   A landmark case that will decide whether a local authority has a duty of care to investigate and take action to protect children at risk of possible sexual, physical or emotional abuse and neglect in its geographical area will be heard
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 / Published in Child Abuse, Child Sexual Exploitation News
A Blackpool couple are currently on trial for multiple accusations of historical child abuse against a number of children. The alleged abuse is said to span decades, consisting of several different types of physical and sexual abuse towards children. The ex-wife of the husband to the accused couple is also on trial. Peter Garsden, Head of