News round-up: GSCC ‘not told about Baby P’

Baby P: Haringey Council never told social worker watchdog about case

The watchdog for social workers was unaware of the death of Baby P for more than a year, it has emerged.

Read this story in The Daily Telegraph

MySpace removes 90,000 sex offenders… but paedophiles may be turning to Facebook instead

A major social networking website has barred 90,000 sex offenders from using its services in a crackdown on the online grooming of children.

Read this story in The Daily Mail

Boy who stole sweets from newsagent escapes charges after father frogmarches him to shop to apologise

When Philip Connor heard his son had stolen a packet of sweets from a corner shop he was livid.
So he ordered him to write an apology and then frogmarched 14-year-old Ryan to the store to deliver it.
The step was taken after police met the family and decided not to prosecute for the shoplifting offence.

Read this story in The Daily Mail


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