Social work body attacks website

The British Association of Social Workers has
condemned a website which names and shames social workers and
vilifies the profession. cites alleged
scandals involving social workers, as well as judges and

In April, the site was taken down by its
former host following a complaint from Nottingham Council about
“defamatory and slanderous remarks”.

Further information has been removed since
then, following another complaint to its new host from Bedford

Former BASW chairperson Gail Tucker said:
“Whatever the legitimate grievances of some service users, this is
no way to address them.

“This is no way to improve public services
whether it’s social services, the police, or the judiciary. There
are proper mechanisms for bringing these grievances forward.”

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