Thursday, 05 January 2017 / Published in Abuse News
In an internal review of working practices, the IICSA has hinted that the scope of the investigation into allegations of child abuse by the late Lord Greville Janner could be scaled back. It has been revealed that while the focus of work may be refocused, the rest of the inquiry’s scope will not be scaled
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 / Published in Abuse News
A report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has found that more than 300 police officers have been accused of abusing their authority for sexual gain in the past two years. The findings are particularly shocking when one considers the heightened awareness of sexual abuse amongst police forces, who have been asked in recent
Monday, 05 December 2016 / Published in Child Sexual Exploitation News
Confidentiality agreements
The story concerning the pressure exerted by Chelsea Football Club in asking Gary Johnson to sign a confidentiality agreement before they would pay him £50,000 in compensation for abuse which he suffered at the hands of the deceased Eddie Heath, his former coach, has sparked controversy both in the worlds of football and law. I
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 / Published in Abuse News
The largest victims’ group involved in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has withdrawn from the investigation, claiming it is an “unpalatable circus”. The Shirley Oaks Survivors Association, which represents 600 victims of abuse who lived in children’s homes run by Lambeth Council, held a vote amongst members to decide if it wanted