Former Director of Social Services confirms he believed a Schedule 1 Offender did not pose a risk to children.
On day 7 of the Inquiry, the panel heard from a number of witnesses who had senior roles within Lambeth Council.
Yesterday the Inquiry heard from three more survivors.
During day 4 of the IICSA hearing, the panel heard from the Strategic Director of Lambeth’s Children’s Services. She started her evidence with an apology.
Today the Inquiry heard from three survivors of Shirley Oaks. Their heart breaking accounts described how they suffered from physical, sexual abuse and neglect whilst in the care of Lambeth Council.
Sometimes in life, an apology and recognition of wrongdoing is enough to help people move forward with their lives. Verisona Law’s Child Abuse team have recently facilitated meetings where two high profile organisations have apologised to individuals, in person, for trauma caused in childhood.
Verisona Law's Historic Abuse Team have been shortlisted for ‘Team of the Year 2018’ by national legal network, LawNet, in recognition of their success in managing some of the most difficult and extraordinary cases of abuse.
A member of our specialist Child Abuse team is preparing to fulfil a lifetime ambition by taking part in a 15,000 foot skydive in order to raise money for Victim Support.