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Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: Nuns ‘lied that girl’s parents were dead’

Image copyright Google Image caption Yvonne Radzevicius was given a new name by nuns at Nazareth House in Cardonald, Glasgow A woman has told the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry how nuns lied to her as…

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Liverpool City Council plans to hire 160 more staff in child social services

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The extra investment could reduce social workers’ case loads by 50% Social workers dealing with children in Liverpool will have their caseloads halved, the city’s council has pledged. If budget…


New Tredegar child killer ‘said he had murdered soldier’

Image copyright DRAWN BY ELIZABETH COOK Image caption Mr Evesham, left, Mr Harley, middle, and Mr Osborne, right, at Newport Crown Court A convicted child killer who three men are accused of murdering tried to…


Herefordshire child services to be reviewed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Herefordshire Council said plans are in place to continue improvements in its children’s safeguarding services. Herefordshire’s child services are to be reviewed after two girls in its care were…


Child protection staff need to ‘own’ concerns about child well-being

Workers in child protection need to “own” the concerns they have about a youngster’s well-being. Colin Anderson, independent chairman of Glasgow’s Child Protection Committee, was speaking after the sentence of two mothers whose daughter died…


Northamptonshire child service’s boss Victoria Perry removed

Image caption Victoria Perry was removed from her position as Northamptonshire County Council cabinet member for children’s services by council leader Matt Golby A councillor overseeing a troubled children’s services department has been asked to…


Child killer David Gaut ‘murdered’ by Elliotstown neighbours

Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption David Gaut died at his home in at his home in Elliotstown Three men murdered their neighbour and tried to hide evidence after discovering he was a convicted…


Child abuse detectives had ‘cynical disdain’ for accusers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sharon Patterson and Lee Pollard are accused of misconduct in public office at The Old Bailey Two police officers scuppered a series of child abuse investigations through a combination…


Fifty five men arrested in West Yorkshire over child sex abuse

Police have arrested 55 men in connection with historical child sex abuse cases in West Yorkshire. The men are from Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford and the arrests began in November, West Yorkshire Police said. All…


Former PC spared jail over 1,000 child sex images

Image copyright Geograph/Ian Taylor Image caption Lee Kelly admitted making and possessing indecent images of children at Preston Crown Court A former police officer found with 1,000 indecent images of children at his home has…


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