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Home Office child abuse review “not uncovered any evidence” of cover-up

Home Office child abuse review “not uncovered any evidence” of cover-up

The official Wanless review into the Home Office’s handling of child abuse allegations in the 1980s has judged that it would be “very difficult to prove anything definitive” in relation to the 114 files identified as “destroyed/missing”. The report said that “based on registered papers we have seen, and our

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Government’s child abuse inquiry head facing pressure to “stand down”

Government’s child abuse inquiry head facing pressure to “stand down”

Fiona Woolf CBE is facing mounting pressure to resign her post as head of the government’s child abuse inquiry committee after it  emerged she is on friendly terms with Lord Leon Brittan and his wife. As a dossier about alleged Westminster paedophiles went missing from Brittan’s department whilst he was

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UK failing to hit targets to eradicate child poverty by 2020

UK failing to hit targets to eradicate child poverty by 2020

The State of the Nation 2014 report, which was published and laid before Parliament yesterday (20th October 2014) shows an ever increasing divide between the richest and poorest in the UK. The commission warns that Britain needs to get social recovery “back on track” to stick to its promise of

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