It is legal for Children in Children Homes to speak out against abuse

cathy fox blog on child abuse

It is not illegal for Children in Childrens Homes to speak out, a Freedom of Information Request has revealed. [1]

Whilst apparently Jack Straw did try and pass legislation to make it illegal in Part 2 of the Children, Schools and Families Act 2010 the provisions never commenced as they were repealed by section 17(4) of the Crime and Courts Act 2010, following a recommendation by the Justice Select Committee. This is contained in an answer [2] to a Freedom of Information request.

“I can confirm that the department holds information that you have asked for. The information you have requested refers to Part 2 of the Children, Schools and Families Act 2010 however, these provisions never commenced as they were repealed by section 17(4) of the Crime and Courts Act 2010, following a recommendation by the Justice Select Committee. ,I am pleased to inform you that you can access it via…

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6 responses to “It is legal for Children in Children Homes to speak out against abuse

  1. Over to Jack Straw to respond to ALL the traumatised victims and the people of this country that DO CARE WHAT HAPPENS TO DEFENCELESS KIDS!

    Over to you Jack ……. we are all waiting!

  2. DEVILTAZZ

    How can someone pass laws re child abuse when they have not got the faintest idea.answer that teresa may.

  3. Principle5000

    This Attempt to Suppress Speaking Out against Child Abuse is
    Evil Diabolical and Iniquitious