Media (Current)

BBC News (2016) Lambeth social services carer Leslie Paul jailed for child sex abuse. 14th January

Islington Gazette (2016) Canonbury sex offence man jailed for 13 years after abusing his position of trust. 14th January

BBC News (2016) Lambeth child sex abuser Leslie Paul ‘could have been stopped’, says victim. 15th January

Islington Gazette (2016) Islington child abuse survivor: ‘I was abused at this care home…were you?’. 26th May

Islington Gazette (2016) Council denies obstructing victims of Islington care home abuse scandal. 22nd September

Islington Gazette (2017) Secret papers show how Archway was nerve centre for child sex apologists in early 1980s. 11th May

Islington Gazette (2017) Islington kids’ home scandal: Council promises lawyer-led inquiry into new evidence. 11th May

Islington Gazette (2017) Islington kids’ home scandal: Shame of ex-mayor Sandy Marks’ pro-paedophile past. 11th May

Islington Tribune (2017) Lawyer will oversee new child abuse inquiry. 12th May

Islington Gazette (2017) Why did police pull plug on new child abuse probe? 18th May

Islington Gazette (2017) Islington kids’ home survivors speak out about horrific abuse still ruining their lives today. 25th May

Islington Gazette (2017) Catholic priest who worked at Balls Pond Road church faces jail for raping and assaulting boys. 26th May

Islington Gazette (2017) Catholic priest who raped and assaulted boys jailed for 22 years. 30th May

Islington Gazette (2017) How Gisburne House in Watford may hold key to abuse inquiry. 1st June

Islington Gazette (2017) Editor’s comment: I hope stories will give hope to survivors. 3rd June

Islington Gazette (2017) Revealed: Police were ‘given name of paedophile priest Father Eugene as early as 1992’. 8th June

Islington Tribune (2017) ‘Predatory’ priest jailed for 22 years for abusing boys. 22nd June

Islington Gazette (2017) Islington Council takes step toward reopening kids’ abuse investigation…but survivors’ groups aren’t happy. 27th July

Islington Gazette (2017) Editor’s comment. Council must answer fears of survivors. 29th July

Islington Gazette (2017) Islington Council orders new inquiry into ex-mayor’s alleged pro-paedophile past. 21st September

Islington Tribune (2017) Child abuse scandal: new probe on the way. 22nd September

Islington Gazette (2017) Council chief forced to admit ‘we were culpable’ as he apologises 25 year on. 28th September

Islington Gazette (2017) Editor’s comment: Islington Council must compensate all victims of childrens’ homes abuse scandal. 28th September

Islington Gazette (2017) Sex attacks weren’t just limited to kids in care, meeting is told. 29th September

Islington Tribune (2017) Child abuse scandal: ex-mayor is being made a scapegoat. 29th September

Islington Gazette (2017) Whistleblower Dr Liz Davies gets an apology from the council…after 25 year. 3rd October

Islington Gazette (2017) Editor’s comment: At last, abuse survivors are being heard. 4th October

Islington Tribune (2017) Claim council workers ‘helped paedophiles’. 6th October

Islington Gazette (2017) Former scout leader from Islington raped boy in a field on camp, court hears. 14th November

Islington Gazette (2017) Ian Barker: Paedophile scout leader from Islington who sexually abused boy on camp is jailed for 10 years. 16th November

Islington Tribune (2017) Justice for ex-scouts 40 years after abuse. 17th November

Islington Gazette (2017) Editor’s comment: It’s unforgiveable that paedophile scout leader forced his victim to testify in court. 24th November

Islington Gazette (2018) Islington Council appoints Sarah Morgan QC to look into ex-mayor Sandy Marks’ alleged pro-paedophile past. 22nd January

Islington Gazette (2018) Editor’s comment: Why didn’t CPS publicise its decision? 24th January

Islington Tribune (2018) Barristers will lead probe into conduct of ex-councillor. 26th January

Islington Gazette (2018) Editorial comment: Plenty of rich people could help survivors. 31st January

Islington Gazette (2018) Islington Survivors Network faces collapse if it doesn’t get urgent financial help. 1st February

Islington Gazette (2018) Islington abuse scandal: Inquiry into pro-paedophile past of ex-mayor Sandy Marks is officially opened following Gazette investigation. 2nd February

Islington Gazette (2018) Islington Survivors Network renews desperate appeal for donations to save it from collapse. 12th February

Islington Gazette (2018) Can you assist inquiry investigating evidence of former Islington mayor Sandy Marks’ pro-paedophile past? 12th February

Islington Gazette (2018) Survivors of abuse in Islington’s children’s homes demand compensation payouts for the horrors they suffered. May 23rd

Islington Tribune (2018) Child abuse survivors call for an end to delay in compensation. 25th May

Islington Gazette (2018) Bobby Martin: Islington community stalwart who worked with offenders and abuse survivors dies at 53. 24th July

Islington Gazette (2018)  Abuse survivors appeal for help with legal costs so they can fight for compensation. August 2nd

Islington Tribune (2018) Survivors of abuse in Islington children’s homes may sue Town Hall for compensation. 3rd August

Islington Gazette (2018) Islington Survivors Network grill council leader at Question Time event. 3rd October

Islington Gazette (2018) Editor’s comment: Where are the paedophiles mugshots? 3rd October

Islington Gazette (2018)  Islington Survivors Network: Reparations and access to full care records requested. 4th October

Islington Gazette (2018) Editor’s comment: At last, abuse survivors are being heard. 4th October

Islington Tribune (2018) How did files on abuse survivors go missing? 5th October

Islington Gazette (2018) Gazette was correct about ex-mayor’s pro-paedophile past, top lawyer concludes. 7th November

Islington Tribune (2018) Survivors say QC’s report into Islington child abuse is ‘massive step back’. 9th November

Islington Gazette (2018) Islington child abuse survivors’ network reacts angrily to claim of ‘no organised abuse’ in Sandy Marks report. 13th November

Islington Gazette (2018) Sandy Marks: Questions over political future of Islington’s disgraced ex-mayor formerly linked to pro-paedophile activists. 13th November

Islington Gazette (2018) Editor’s comment: Labour Party must kick Sandy Marks out unless she comes clean. 15th November

Islington Gazette (2018) Bobby Martin inquest: Islington community stalwart died of natural causes. 13th December

Islington Gazette ( 2019) Islington child abuse scandal. Still no payouts for survivors two years on from council pledge 3rd July

Islington Gazette (2019) Editor’s comment. Survivor’s struggles are council’s too 7th August

Islington Gazette (2019) Islington child abuse scandal: The struggle to access support services. 7th August

Islington Gazette (2019) Abuse headteacher left estate to ex-council leader and priest to clear his name after death

Islington Gazette (2020) Islington Council foster carer breaks silence to blow whistle on ‘ incorrect pubic statement’

Islington Gazette (2020) Two survivors of abuse in Islington kids homes have died during coronovirus pandemic – with no compensation

Video – Margaret Hodge Confronted (2019)

CONFRONTED – ISN speak out at Margaret Hodge lecture VIDEO

Social Media / Blogs

Dr Liz Davies – Parallel Universes; social workers and abused children

Dr Liz Davies – The Horrors of Gisburne House

Bits of Books – 1975-1980: Islington Council helps fund voluntary organisation promoting PIE

Bits of Books – 1978-1983: Architects of PIE infiltrate Islington gay youth group to lobby MPs directly with Heath & Mandelson’s help

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