Mid Wales MP wants 19th Century child neglect law changes – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2013 in bills, child neglect, legislation, mental health, news, psychiatric damage by tracey

“A mid Wales MP is bidding to change child neglect laws that date back to the 19th Century, which he claims are now ‘nonsense’. Ceredigion MP Mark Williams wants criminal legislation based on 1868 poor laws to be updated to include emotional and psychological abuse.”

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BBC News, 30th June 2013

Source: www.bbc.co.uk