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Europe presses UK to introduce total ban on smacking children – The Guardian

“The UK will come under increasing pressure to ban all smacking and corporal punishment of children as the European human rights body steps up pressure for a change in the law.”

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The Guardian, 25th April 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Devon man who hit his baby son must pay him £50 – BBC News

“A father who hit his baby son because he knocked a photo frame off a television has been ordered to pay him £50 compensation.”

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BBC News, 7th April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

School smacking loophole closed – BBC News

“Smacking is to be banned for anyone working with children outside the family, closing a loophole on corporal punishment, the government has said.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Smacking children: the law – Daily Telegraph

“The law on smacking children is a grey area, which campaigners have sought to change in recent years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd January 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Nurse Susan Pope sacked from school after smacking son loses appeal against dismissal – Daily Telegraph

“Susan Pope, the nurse sacked from a leading public school after smacking her son in her own home, has lost her claim for unfair dismissal.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th August 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Judges rule on child discipline – BBC News

“Judges in the case of a girl who was kicked and slapped by her parents have drawn a line at which disciplining children becomes physical abuse.”

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BBC News, 1st August 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

‘Discipline’ father’s crop attack – BBC News

“A father who horsewhipped his three children for discipline and to stop them ‘going off the rails’ has been jailed at Cardiff Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 18th May 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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