Internet data plan back on political agenda – BBC News

‘A law forcing firms to hand details to police identifying who was using a computer or mobile phone at a given time is to be outlined by Theresa May.’

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BBC News, 23rd November 2014

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Man jailed for raping boy in Manchester shopping centre toilets – The Independent

Posted November 24th, 2014 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A pensioner has been jailed after raping an 11-year-old boy in the public toilets of a Manchester shopping centre.’

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The Independent, 22nd November 2014

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Child abuse cases are ‘tip of the iceberg’ in sexual exploitation of young people, warns Theresa May – The Independent

Posted November 24th, 2014 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘The cases of child abuse exposed so far are only the “tip of the iceberg” of the extent of sexual exploitation of young people, the Home Secretary Theresa May has warned.’

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The Independent, 23rd November 2014

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Birmingham ‘exploitation’ order: Two more men banned – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2014 in burden of proof, child abuse, injunctions, local government, news, sexual grooming by tracey

‘Two more men have been banned from contact with young girls in an “innovative” High Court case to prevent child sexual exploitation.’

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BBC News, 20th November 2014

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PCC admits Essex Police failed child rape victim – BBC News

Posted November 19th, 2014 in child abuse, children, news, police, rape, young offenders by sally

‘A five-year-old rape victim who wrote to officers telling them they had let her down was failed by Essex Police, the force’s police and crime commissioner has said.’

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BBC News, 18th November 2014

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Rotherham abuse scandal: IPCC to investigate conduct of 10 police officers – The Guardian

Posted November 19th, 2014 in child abuse, children, evidence, negligence, news, police, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to investigate the conduct of 10 South Yorkshire police officers in relation to their handling of reported child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.’

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The Guardian, 18th November 2014

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MPs reject call to propose candidates for abuse inquiry role – The Guardian

Posted November 14th, 2014 in child abuse, inquiries, news, select committees by tracey

‘MPs have rejected a “totally inappropriate” suggestion from Theresa May, the home secretary, that they should put forward three candidates to be the next chairman of the government’s child abuse inquiry.’

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The Guardian, 13th November 2014

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IPCC to investigate three police forces over failure to act on child abuse – The Guardian

Posted November 13th, 2014 in child abuse, complaints, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘Three police forces are to be investigated by the police watchdog over concerns they failed to act on intelligence about suspected sex offenders living in their area.’

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The Guardian, 12th November 2014

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The Peter Wanless and Richard Whittam QC review – Home Office

Posted November 11th, 2014 in child abuse, government departments, police, reports, sexual offences by tracey

‘This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons by Theresa May and in the House of Lords by Lord Bates.’

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Home Office, 11th November 2014

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Man banned from entering park on his own because of paedophile fears – The Independent

Posted November 10th, 2014 in child abuse, news, parks by sally

‘A man has been barred from entering a park because of a policy banning single men or women without children from visiting the attraction in case they are paedophiles.’

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The Independent, 9th November 2014

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Home Secretary’s oral statement on child abuse inquiry – Home Office

‘With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the independent panel inquiry into child abuse, which has been established to consider whether institutions in England and Wales have taken seriously their duty of care to protect children from sexual abuse.’

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Home Office, 3rd November 2014

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Jimmy Savile NHS investigations widened to include 41 hospitals – The Independent

Posted November 7th, 2014 in child abuse, hospitals, inquiries, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘A total of 12 NHS Trusts have become embroiled in fresh abuse allegations against late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, raising the number of NHS organisations undertaking investigations to 41.’

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The Independent, 6th November 2014

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Wanless review ‘fails to find Dickens’ dossier’ – BBC News

‘An inquiry into the Home Office’s handling of child sex abuse claims in the 1980s has failed to uncover any of the missing documents that prompted the probe, BBC Newsnight has been told.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2014

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The Dickens Dossier: Secret file on establishment paedophiles may be opened – The Independent

Posted November 6th, 2014 in child abuse, disclosure, documents, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘A secret file which is said to contain the names of paedophiles with links to the British establishment and which is rumoured to be locked away in archives at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, could be made public as part of the Government’s child abuse inquiry.’

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The Independent, 5th November 2014

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Fiona Woolf resigns as chair of government’s child abuse inquiry – The Guardian

Posted November 3rd, 2014 in child abuse, conflict of interest, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘The government’s child sex abuse inquiry was thrown into crisis after Fiona Woolf became the second senior legal figure to quit as chair over her links to the Westminster political establishment.’

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The Guardian, 31st October 2014

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Rolf Harris loses first appeal bid over convictions – The Guardian

Posted November 3rd, 2014 in appeals, child abuse, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Rolf Harris has lost the first round of his bid to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.’

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The Guardian, 31st October 2014

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Junior doctor Raza Laskar admits sexually abusing boys – BBC News

‘A junior doctor working in paediatrics has admitted sexually abusing boys as young as 12.’

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BBC News, 31st October 2014

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Theresa May accused of delaying abuse report publication amid inquiry furore – The Guardian

Posted November 3rd, 2014 in child abuse, delay, disclosure, inquiries, news, reports, sexual offences by sally

‘Theresa May, the home secretary, has been accused of delaying the release of a completed report about the Home Office’s handling of child abuse allegations during the furore about who should chair the new official inquiry into what happened.’

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The Guardian, 2nd November 2014

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Abuse inquiry: Fiona Woolf faces fresh pressure to quit – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2014 in child abuse, complaints, inquiries, news, victims by sally

‘Victims’ groups are due to meet officials from a child sex abuse inquiry and are expected to reiterate calls for the inquiry’s head to resign.’

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BBC News, 31st October 2014

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Ministers to consult over mandatory abuse reporting – BBC News

Posted October 29th, 2014 in child abuse, consultations, news by sally

‘The government is to undertake a public consultation into whether the reporting of child abuse by regulated bodies should be made mandatory.’

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BBC News, 29th October 2014

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