Solicitors representing parents who allege their children were
abused while attending Betts Way special needs residential home in
south London have criticised an NSPCC probe into the
investigation, led by the NSPCC and involving police and social
services, found no evidence that any young person suffered harm or
abuse at the home in Anerley (News, page 4, 20 September).
solicitors acting for 11 families who are taking legal action
against Bromley social services department, said the NSPCC report
had told “only part of the story”.
claim parents had been told by investigators that it was likely
that some of the children who went to Betts Way were sexually
Barry Graham, NSPCC’s director of education and community services
said: “As in any investigation, we are not declaring that no abuse
has taken place, but that we didn’t find evidence.”