Archive for the 'child neglect' Category

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

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Parents in Rhyl who kept children in squalor are jailed – BBC News

“A couple who kept their son and daughter of three and five in ‘squalor almost beyond imagination’ have been given jail terms at Mold Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 8th December 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

‘Lock up’ cruelty mother is freed – BBC News

“A mother who locked her toddler son in a room for six weeks has walked free after her nine month jail sentence was quashed appeal court judges.”

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BBC News, 30th September 2009

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Children left alone in ‘squalor’ – BBC News

“A mother-of-three whose children were left alone in squalor has been jailed for six months.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2009

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Parents jailed over ‘hell hole’ for children – The Independent

“A mother and father who let their children live in a ‘hell hole’ were today jailed for three years, police said.”

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The Independent, 22nd June 2009

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Abused baby left blind and deaf – BBC News

“A West Yorkshire couple who abused their six-week-old daughter and failed to get medical help for her broken bones and meningitis have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 4th June 2009

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Mother jailed for leaving toddler home alone – Daily Telegraph

“A mother who left her two-year-old daughter home alone while she went out shopping has been jailed for nine months.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th May 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Mother jailed over home alone daughter’s fire death – Daily Telegraph

“Mother Michelle Brown who left her 22-month-old daughter home alone to die in a fire while she attended a court hearing has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th March 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Woman who let son, three, smoke is sentenced – The Guardian

“A mother who let her three-year-old son smoke a cigarette butt while she talked on the telephone was given a suspended sentence yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Parents to be charged with murder of seven-year-old girl – The Guardian

“The mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who allegedly starved to death are to be charged with her murder, the Crown Prosecution Service announced today.”

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The Guardian, 13th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Vulnerable children failed by notification scheme and ‘private fostering’ – The Times

“Thousands of young children are at risk of neglect or abuse because the system set up to protect them in the wake of the death of Victoria Climbié is failing.”

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The Times, 4th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

New charges in child neglect case – BBC News

“The mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who allegedly starved to death have been charged with five counts of cruelty to children.”

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BBC News, 11th July 2008

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Mother jailed for abandoning son – BBC News

“A woman who left her two-year-old son alone for the weekend has been jailed for 18 months.”

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BBC News, 27th June 2008

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Couple jailed after leaving girl to die in ‘filth and squalor’ – The Guardian

“A judge today questioned a decision by prosecutors not to pursue a murder charge against a mother who left her three-year-old daughter to die from malnutrition in her bedroom.”

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The Guardian, 27th June 2008

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Mother guilty of leaving toddler – BBC News

“A woman who left her two-year-old son alone for the weekend while she went out with her boyfriend has been found guilty of child cruelty.”

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BBC News, 5th June 2008

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Social services called to account as girl, 7, starves to death – The Independent

“Eight years after Victoria Climbié died, the lessons of that terrible case seem not to have been learned.”

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The Independent, 25th May 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Death of Khyra Ishaq, 7, sparks calls for full inquiry – The Times

“As Khyra Ishaq’s five siblings came to terms with their new lives in foster care last night, there was a clamour for answers as to how a seven-year-old girl was apparently allowed to starve to death in 21st-century Britain.”

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The Times, 23rd May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Couple are charged with neglect after child, 7, dies – The Times

“A man and a woman have been charged with neglect after the death of a seven-year-old girl.”

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The Times, 22nd May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Fears for children at risk as care order applications fall by a third – The Times

“Children at risk of abuse or neglect face even greater danger because of a new system designed to cut costs and speed up care proceedings, the Government has been warned.”

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The Times, 6th May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

‘Home alone’ mother is sentenced – BBC News

“A mother who left her 14-year-old daughter home alone for six weeks has been given a 13-week suspended jail sentence.”

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BBC News, 10th March 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Mother went on holiday leaving girl, 14, £100 to survive six weeks – The Independent

“A mother who left her 14-year-old daughter at home alone with £100 and a refrigerator full of food while visiting her lover has been convicted of neglect and abandonment and could face jail.”

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The Independent, 15th February 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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