Analysis: Soham loopholes still not closed – The Times

Posted June 11th, 2009 in child abuse, criminal records, news, vetting by sally

“The investigation into alleged child abuse at the Little Ted nursery is likely to consider whether the worker who was charged yesterday was subjected to the correct vetting process. Loopholes in vetting came to light after the Soham murders of 2002. Yet a new system designed to strengthen checks has yet to come into force, although ministers say they are confident that they will meet the latest deadline of this October.”

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The Times, 11th June 2009