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A group of victims of sexual and physical abuse at children’s homes in Manchester have been awarded more than £2m in compensation. The group of 168 individuals was formed in March 2000 in response to a Greater Manchester Police investigation.
Some 66 children home’s homes in Greater Manchester were investigated.
The compensation, totalling £2.26m, was given for the abuse itself, the lifelong effects and for expenses such as therapy, the group’s lawyers said.
But Peter Garsden, a lawyer for the group, does not believe the payout is sufficient.
“The law could only provide what precedent allows,” he said. Read More…..