Manchester City have launched a Redress Scheme for victims of historical sexual abuse suffered while under the care of the club over a period of decades. The scheme, which is the first of its kind, paves way for compensation claims arising from footballs’ sexual abuse scandal.
Sean Aldridge, former assistant head teacher at Warblington School, Havant, appeared in Portsmouth Crown Court on Monday 18 February for a plea and trial preparation hearing.
Sean Aldridge, who taught at Warblington School, has been charged with 15 counts of child sex offences alleged to have taken place between 2006 and 2010.He is accused of eight charges of sexual activity with a child as an abuse of a position of trust, and seven charges of engaging in sexual activity with a child
The trial of Michael “Kit” Carson, 75, is due to begin on Monday January 7 at Peterborough Crown Court.
Former parish council chairman, Mark McCormick, has been jailed after pleading guilty to 14 indecent assaults between 1997 and 2011 charged against him at Southampton Crown Court.
A bar on victims of abuse receiving financial compensation if they lived in the same home as their attacker will be abolished, the government has announced.
A retired West Sussex prep school teacher has been sentenced to six years in prison for historic sex offences against three young boys.
Jeremy Malim taught at the Brambletye Preparatory School near East Grinstead from 1975 to 2002 when he was suspended following accusations of indecent sexual assault.
Verisona Law have been instructed to act for over 150 survivors of historic childhood abuse in children’s homes under the Lambeth Children’s Homes redress scheme.
A landmark Court of Appeal ruling has overturned the ‘same roof’ rule; which previously prevented victims from claiming compensation for criminal injury sustained before 1 October 1979 if they lived “together as members of the same family” with the assailant.