Category Archives: United Kingdom

What’s happening in the UK.

False allegations: how to deal with them if you’re a teacher

This is an article from the Times Educational Supplement from 2010 but no less relevant today … By: John Berry   http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=2571586   Being caught in the tangled web of a false allegation is a nightmare many struggle to recover from. … Continue reading

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UK – Daily Mail

British charity worker falsely accused of being a paedophile by police in Thailand is released after spending 14 months in a ‘hell’ prison Ian Tracy was wrongly jailed for four years for being a paedophile Served 14 months in Nong … Continue reading

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With 112 pages of ‘guidance’, who would organise a kids’ sports event?

The NSPCC has produced 112 pages of ‘updated guidance’ for how to organise ‘safe’ sports events for children. ………. One can only conclude that ‘safeguarding responsibilities’ for kids sports events are not about sports events, or safety, or children, but about the imposition … Continue reading

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Apocalypse soon? The UK without the European Convention on Human Rights

Updated, 19 May 2013 | Last night, lawyers, academics, NGOs and even the President of the Supreme Court gathered in a basement conference room in central London.  Their purpose was to discuss the UK “without Convention Rights”, a possible future that … Continue reading

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FACT(UK) – Falsely Accused Teachers, Carers and other Professionals

Having bought my train tickets over two months ago  I was at last pleased to be blowing the dust off them yesterday as I took them from the bookcase shelf, slid them into my wallet and headed out of the … Continue reading

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UK – how can a so called developed country allow it’s officials to take this path?

After Savile: policing as entertainment Operation Yewtree isn’t about solving crime – it’s more like a reality TV format where the police’s aim is to thrill the paedo-fearing public. When, 50 years from now, historians look back at the extraordinary amount … Continue reading

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Criminal records that net the innocent

Criminal records are aimed at protecting society from criminals; but, if a proper balance is not struck, they can victimise the innocent, especially where data from dysfunctional justice sectors are included. … Read more ….

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