Children in Lambeth Council care subjected to ‘cruelty and abuse’

Children in the care of Lambeth Council were subjected to ‘levels of cruelty that are hard to comprehend’, an inquiry into historical child abuse has found.

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s report said the council exposed children to situations where they were at risk of sexual abuse and knowingly kept staff who were a threat to children.

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BREAKING: Children subjected to ‘cruelty & sexual abuse’ – Lambeth inquiry

An inquiry into historical abuse has found children in the care of Lambeth Council were subjected to "levels of cruelty and sexual abuse that are hard to comprehend".

By June 2020, the council received 705 complaints from former residents, but only one senior employee had been disciplined in over 40 years.

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