Essex council has paid damages of almost £1m to four siblings it failed to protect from years of parental abuse, Community Care has learned.
The landmark settlement – thought to be one of the largest of its
kind – was agreed in 2011 following almost a decade of work by lawyers.
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The "shocking" case involved a catalogue of errors by Essex council,
which failed to protect the siblings after learning their father had a
previous conviction for sexually abusing his two young children from an
My comment: Where are the resignations and sackings?
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