Operation Daybreak, originally looked into allegations centred on Beechwood care home in Mapperley but has since been widened to include 12 other homes across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. 11 people have so far been arrested. There have been more than 100 complaints of abuse, dating back to the 1960s with potentially more than 150 abusers identified.
Tom Bateman reports on the Nottinghamshire children homes involved in historical allegations of abuse. Interviewed are Paddy Tipping, currently Police and Crime Commissioner, who was a social worker in the 1970’s. ‘David’ who is a survivor of abuse at the homes, and Supt Helen Chamberlain, head of Public Protection Nottinghamshire Police