Tuesday, 03 July 2012
One of the UK’s leading experts on child abuse, Manchester based Peter Garsden, has today welcomed the Government announcements concerning new reforms that aim to better protect youngsters who reside in the country’s 455 children’s homes. The recently published plans to combat the sexual exploitation of children in care homes in England act on recommendations
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
In child abuse cases we routinely ask for many types of personal records, not only to find evidence of abuse, but also to track the psychological damage to the client. Local authorities routinely redact any thirdparty information that can hide evidence to corroborate the abuse, particularly where contemporary home records of incidents survive with vital
Tuesday, 03 April 2012
Monday, 27 February 2012
Solicitor Peter Garsden on the latest government plans for offenders: In the Houses of Parliament on 30th January, the Justice Secretary Ken Clarke announced plans to prevent most convicted criminals from gaining Criminal Injuries Compensation (CICA), arguing it was “perverse” that those convicted of crimes had been able to claim for injuries and psychological damage.
Monday, 16 January 2012