Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Council placed four-year-old in foster care of suspected paedophile

Council placed four-year-old in foster care of suspected paedophile then spent £23,000 trying to keep blunders a secret.

A council spent £23,000 of taxpayers' money trying to gag reporting of a case where it had placed a four-year-old in foster care with a suspected paedophile.

Bristol City Council tried and failed to obtain a High Court injunction which would prevent embarrassing details of the case being made public.

Social services took nearly three weeks to remove the girl from a foster family, despite the father being under suspicion of possessing indecent images of children.

Read the full story from the source Daily Mail

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