Review calls for child protection overhaul in England after two deaths – The Guardian

Posted May 26th, 2022 in child abuse, children, homicide, news, police, reports, social services by sally

‘Child protection services in England face a shake-up after an independent review of safeguarding failures that led to the killings of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and the toddler Star Hobson.’

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The Guardian, 26th May 2022

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Imran Ahmad Khan sentenced to 18 months over sexual assault of boy, 15 – The Guardian

Posted May 24th, 2022 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘The former Conservative MP Imran Ahmad Khan has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy after plying him with gin at a party in 2008.’

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The Guardian, 23rd May 2022

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Child sexual offences sentencing guidelines published – Sentencing Council

Posted May 17th, 2022 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘Revised sentencing guidelines that clarify how courts in England and Wales should sentence offenders convicted of arranging or facilitating sexual offences against a child were published today by the Sentencing Council following consultation.’

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Sentencing Council, 17th May 2022

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Paedophile jailed after trying to groom children on social media – The Guardian

‘A paedophile has been jailed for 10 years after using social media to groom children.’

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The Guardian, 10th May 2022

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Five killers including triple murderer who smothered his baby have jail terms reviewed by judges – The Independent

Posted May 5th, 2022 in appeals, child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Five notorious killers including Sarah Everard’s murderer and a father who smothered his own baby daughter are having their sentences reviewed by senior judges.’

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The Independent, 5th May 2022

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Met Police officer who arranged to meet ’13-year-old girl’ for sex jailed for five years – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 28th, 2022 in child abuse, internet, news, police, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘A Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism officer has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for arranging to a meet a 13-year-old girl for sex when he was “on duty working from home”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th April 2022

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Children between three and six ‘victims of self-generated child sexual abuse’ – The Guardian

Posted April 26th, 2022 in child abuse, internet, news, sexual grooming by sally

‘Children as young as between three and six years old are becoming the latest victims in a growing trend of self-generated child sexual abuse, a report from an internet safety watchdog has said.’

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The Guardian, 26th April 2022

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Hampshire football coach Alfie Morel jailed for child sex attacks – BBC News

‘A football coach who sexually abused boys after grooming them through online gaming and relentless messages has been jailed for 15 years and 10 months.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2022

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Rochdale grooming: Abused women receive police damages – BBC News

‘Three women who were groomed, raped and abused by gangs of men in Rochdale have received “substantial” damages and an apology from Greater Manchester Police.’

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BBC News, 12th April 2022

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Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan found guilty of sexually assaulting 15 year-old boy – The Independent

Posted April 12th, 2022 in child abuse, children, news, parliament, political parties, sexual offences by tracey

‘Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy at a house party in Staffordshire in 2008.’

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The Independent, 11th April 2022

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High Court judge refuses to block trip by vulnerable adult abroad but urges her not to go – Local Government Lawyer

‘A young adult with a lifelong serious mental illness should not be prevented from visiting a man in Brazil suspected of grooming her, but should very carefully consider the wisdom of doing so, a Deputy High Court judge has said.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 7th April 2022

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Radlett anaesthetist jailed for arranging child sex abuse – BBC News

‘An NHS consultant anaesthetist who was caught by police while arranging to sexually abuse a seven-year-old girl has been jailed for 28 months.’

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BBC News, 2nd April 2022

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MP welcomes parole reforms after Pitchfork release – BBC News

Posted April 4th, 2022 in child abuse, dangerous offenders, murder, news, parole, sexual offences by sally

‘An MP who campaigned against the release of double child killer Colin Pitchfork has welcomed “landmark” changes to the parole system.’

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BBC News, 1st April 2022

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Dominic Raab to appeal after Tracey Connelly, mother of Baby P, granted parole – Daily Telegraph

‘Justice Secretary to ask Parole Board to reconsider decision to free 40-year-old, jailed for ‘causing or allowing’ death of her son.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th March 2022

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Nusayba Umar: Man who murdered new girlfriend’s baby jailed – BBC News

Posted March 31st, 2022 in child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life with a minimum 20-year term for murdering his new girlfriend’s 16-month-old daughter.’

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BBC News, 30th March 2022

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Batley man jailed for son’s murder 21 years after attack – BBC News

Posted March 29th, 2022 in child abuse, domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who suffocated his two-year-old son, leaving him with severe disabilities, has been jailed for his murder 21 years after the attack.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2022

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Star Hobson’s mother Frankie Smith to have sentence for toddler’s death reviewed – The Independent

‘The mother of Star Hobson could have her eight-year jail term for causing or allowing the toddler’s death increased by Court of Appeal judges.’

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The Independent, 15th March 2022

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Teaching assistant who had sex with 14-year-old pupil in supermarket car park is jailed – The Independent

‘A teaching assistant who had sex with a 14-year-old pupil in a supermarket car park has been jailed for six years.’

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The Independent, 10th March 2022

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Former Radio 1 DJ Mark Page jailed over Philippines child sexual offences – The Guardian

‘A former BBC Radio 1 DJ has been jailed for 12 years for arranging to sexually abuse vulnerable children in the Philippines.’

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The Guardian, 10th March 2022

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Costs row in abuse cases as court rules Grade C fee earner should lead – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted March 8th, 2022 in child abuse, costs, fees, news, solicitors by tracey

‘A new judgment on the grade of fee earner appropriate for historical abuse cases has prompted fierce debate between lawyers about wider costs levels for this type of claim.’

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Law Society’s Gazette, 7th March 2022

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