Hughes Report 1985 into sexual abuse at Kincora

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The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) has released a unredacted copy of the 1985 Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Childrens Homes and Hostels by WH Hughes, WJ Patterson and H Whalley [1] and on wordpress [1a] in response to a Freedom of Information Request [2] on the Whatdotheyknow website. [3]

This is also known as the Hughes Report or the Report into Kincora (although there were several). It also includes inquiries into 9 other homes and concentrates on male homosexual abuse. The Inquiry was into Kincora Boys hostel 1960-1980; Valetta Park Hostel, Newtownards; Bawnmore Boys Home; Williamson House; Palmerston Reception and Assessment Centre; Nazareth Lodge Childrens Home; De La Salle Boys Home, Rubane House Kircubbin; Barnardos Sharonmore project; and Manor House Home.

I will try and make it clear in future when I post reports which places are involved and if anyone has…

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  1. Ther was another hughes report about child care homes that i semt to someone recently..

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