Child protection standards slide in Edlington torture case council – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 16th, 2012 in child abuse, child neglect, children, news, reports, social services, violence by tracey

“Child protection standards in the social services department at the centre of the Edlington torture scandal have got worse rather then better despite high-profile Government intervention, a report will show today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th November 2012

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Education Committee calls for earlier use of care proceedings – Family Law Week

Posted November 7th, 2012 in child abuse, child neglect, news, reports, young persons by sally

“The House of Commons Education Committee’s report Children first: the child protection system in England calls for earlier intervention by local authorities to prevent abuse to and neglect of children.”

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Family Law Week, 7th November 2012

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Doctors told to quiz five-year-olds about abuse – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 3rd, 2012 in child abuse, child neglect, doctors, news by tracey

“Doctors should talk to children as young as five alone if they suspect they are at risk of neglect or abuse, under new guidance.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd September 2012

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Mother spared jail after plant food poisons son – The Guardian

Posted May 30th, 2012 in child neglect, news, poisoning, suspended sentences by tracey

“A mother whose neglected two-year-old son died a prolonged and horrible death after drinking poisonous plant food has walked free from court.”

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The Guardian, 29th May 2012

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Huddersfield poison plant food mum sentenced – BBC News

Posted May 29th, 2012 in child neglect, news, poisoning, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

“A mother whose two-year-old son died ‘a prolonged and horrible death’ after drinking poisonous plant food has been given a suspended sentence.”

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BBC News, 29th May 2012

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Couple who forced son to live in coal bunker jailed – The Guardian

Posted May 29th, 2012 in child cruelty, child neglect, news, sentencing by tracey

“A mother and stepfather who forced their 11-year-old son to live in a filthy converted coal bunker have each been jailed for two years.”

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The Guardian, 28th May 2012

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Parents face jail sentence for forcing 11-year-old son to live in coal bunker – The Guardian

Posted May 22nd, 2012 in child cruelty, child neglect, news by sally

“A mother and stepfather who forced their 11-year-old son to live in a filthy converted coal bunker for a year are facing a prison sentence after admitting a charge of cruelty by willful neglect.”

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The Guardian,21st May 2012

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Pair set for child cruelty sentence after forcing son to live in coal bunker – The Independent

Posted May 21st, 2012 in child cruelty, child neglect, news, psychiatric damage, social services by sally

“A mother and stepfather who forced their 11-year-old son to live in a filthy converted coal-bunker are behind bars today.”

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The Independent, 21st May 2012

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Man found guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend’s five-year-old son – The Guardian

Posted May 15th, 2012 in child cruelty, child neglect, murder, news by sally

“An unemployed man has been found guilty of murdering a five-year-old boy who had been admitted to hospital on several occasions before his death.”

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The Guardian, 14th May 2012

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Charity calls for reform of the law on child neglect – BBC News

“A children’s charity has called for the law on child neglect to be overhauled.”

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BBC News, 23rd April 2012

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Neglect at Milton Keynes Hospital led to death of boy, five – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2011 in child neglect, hospitals, news by tracey

” ‘Gross failures’ by a hospital contributed to the death of a five-year-old boy, a coroner has ruled.”

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BBC News, 26th December 2011

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Mother who left children in 40C car spared jail – BBC News

Posted August 1st, 2011 in child neglect, community service, news, sentencing by tracey

“A mother who left her three children in a hot car for 45 minutes in Carlisle has been spared jail.”

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BBC New, 1st August 2011

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Dog ‘given priority’ over Newtown toddler – BBC News

Posted July 27th, 2011 in child neglect, dogs, news, social services by tracey

“A Powys toddler was left bitten and bruised after her parents gave their German Shepherd dog “greater priority”, a court heard.”

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BBC News, 26th July 2011

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Mother could be jailed after children left in hot car – The Guardian

Posted July 12th, 2011 in child neglect, drug offences, news by tracey

“A mother has been warned she could be jailed after she admitted leaving her three young children in a car in ‘dangerously high heat’  last Monday.”

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The Guardian, 11th July 2011

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Parents at pub while child, three, drank lager at home

Posted April 11th, 2011 in child neglect, news, sentencing by sally

“A three-year-old boy was found drinking from a can of lager while his parents were at the pub, a court has heard.”

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BBC News, 8th April 2011

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Khyra Ishaq’s father sues council over starvation death – BBC News

Posted March 7th, 2011 in child neglect, local government, negligence, news, social services by sally

“The father of a girl who was starved to death after ‘missed opportunities’ by children’s services to save her is suing Birmingham City Council.”

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BBC News, 4th March 2011

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Khyra Ishaq starvation pair’s appeal fails – BBC News

Posted March 4th, 2011 in appeals, child neglect, homicide, news by sally

“A mother and stepfather jailed for starving a seven-year-old girl to death have lost their appeals.”

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BBC News, 1st March 2011

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Thousands could sue Government over unlawful ‘child protection’ sackings – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 31st, 2011 in child neglect, criminal records, news, nurses, vetting by sally

“Nurses who were banned from working under a controversial vetting scheme are to launch a major test case against the Government in the European Court.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th January 2011

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Margate couple jailed for abusing boys under four – BBC News

Posted September 13th, 2010 in child abuse, child neglect, news, sentencing by sally

“A Kent couple have been jailed for two years for abusing two young boys.”

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BBC News, 13th September 2010

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Drunken mother jailed over baby’s death – The Independent

Posted December 11th, 2009 in child neglect, news, sentencing by sally

“A drunken mother whose baby daughter died after she took her to bed with her was jailed for 12 weeks today.”

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The Independent, 11th December 2009

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