Media (Current)

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-35316685

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/canonbury-sex-offence-man-jailed-for-13-years-after-abusing-his-position-of-trust-1-4380186

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-35325295

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/islington-child-abuse-survivor-i-was-abused-at-this-care-home-were-you-1-4550413

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/council-denies-obstructing-victims-of-islington-care-home-abuse-scandal-1-4707448

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/secret-papers-show-how-archway-was-nerve-centre-for-child-sex-apologists-in-early-1980s-1-5012594

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-kids-homes-scandal-council-promises-lawyer-led-inquiry-into-new-evidence-1-5012583

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-kids-homes-scandal-shame-of-ex-mayor-sandy-marks-pro-paedophile-past-1-5012565

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/lawyer-will-oversee-new-child-abuse-inquiry

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/islington-kids-homes-scandal-why-did-police-pull-plug-on-new-child-abuse-probe-1-5022869

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-kids-home-survivors-speak-out-about-horrific-abuse-still-ruining-their-lives-today-1-5033655

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/catholic-priest-who-worked-at-balls-pond-road-church-faces-jail-for-raping-and-assaulting-boys-1-5035659

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/catholic-priest-balls-pond-road-church-jailed-for-22-years-raping-assaulting-boys-1-5040400

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-kids-were-terrorised-at-this-care-home-now-it-may-hold-key-to-new-inquiry-1-5042932

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-i-hope-stories-will-give-hope-to-survivors-1-5042547

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/revealed-police-were-given-name-of-paedophile-priest-eugene-fitzpatrick-as-early-as-1992-1-5052497

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/predatory-priest-jailed-for-22-years-for-abusing-boys

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/kids-abuse-scandal-town-hall-takes-step-toward-reopening-investigation-but-survivors-groups-urge-caution-1-5124026

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-council-must-answer-fears-of-survivors-1-5122711

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-council-orders-new-inquiry-into-ex-mayor-s-alleged-pro-paedophile-past-1-5205029

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/child-abuse-scandal-new-probe-on-the-way

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-kids-homes-abuse-scandal-council-chief-forced-to-admit-we-were-culpable-as-he-apologises-25-years-on-1-5214976

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-islington-must-compensate-abuse-victims-1-5212407

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-child-abuse-scandal-sex-attacks-weren-t-just-limited-to-kids-in-care-meeting-is-told-1-5216862

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/child-abuse-scandal-ex-mayor-is-being-made-a-scapegoat

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-kids-homes-abuse-scandal-whistleblower-dr-liz-davies-gets-an-apology-from-the-council-after-25-years-1-5219854

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-at-last-abuse-survivors-are-being-heard-1-5222610

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/claim-council-workers-helped-paedophiles

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/former-islington-scout-leader-raped-boy-in-a-field-on-camp-court-hears-1-5279891

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/ian-barker-paedophile-scout-leader-from-islington-who-sexually-abused-boy-on-camp-is-jailed-for-10-years-1-5283512

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/justice-for-ex-scouts-40-years-after-abuse

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-it-s-unforgivable-that-paedophile-scout-leader-forced-his-victim-to-testify-in-court-1-5295183

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/islington-council-appoints-sarah-morgan-qc-to-look-into-ex-mayor-sandy-marks-alleged-pro-paedophile-past-1-5365196

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-why-didn-t-cps-publicise-its-decision-1-5367549

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/barristers-will-lead-probe-into-conduct-of-ex-councillor

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editorial-comment-plenty-of-rich-people-could-help-survivors-1-5376330

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/islington-survivors-network-faces-collapse-if-it-doesn-t-get-urgent-financial-help-1-5376912

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington-abuse-scandal-inquiry-into-pro-paedophile-past-of-ex-mayor-sandy-marks-is-officially-opened-following-gazette-investigation-1-5379991

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/heritage/kids-abuse-scandal-islington-survivors-network-renews-desperate-appeal-for-donations-to-save-it-from-collapse-1-5389636

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/can-you-assist-inquiry-investigating-evidence-of-former-islington-mayor-sandy-marks-pro-paedophile-past-1-5391900

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/survivors-of-abuse-in-islington-s-children-s-homes-are-demanding-compensation-payouts-for-the-horrors-they-suffered-1-5529572

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/child-abuse-survivors-call-for-an-end-to-delay-in-compensation

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/bobby-martin-islington-community-stalwart-dies-at-53-1-5621708

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/abuse-survivors-appeal-for-help-with-legal-costs-so-they-can-fight-for-compensation-1-5635113

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/survivors-of-abuse-in-islington-childrens-homes-may-sue-town-hall-for-compensation

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/islington-survivors-network-grill-council-leader-at-question-time-event-1-5722092

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/islington-gazette-editor-s-comment-ramzy-alwakeel-october-3-2018-1-5721506

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/islington-survivors-network-members-meet-with-cllr-richard-watts-to-discuss-redress-scheme-1-5722815

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-at-last-abuse-survivors-are-being-heard-1-5222610

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

http://islingtontribune.com/article/how-did-files-on-abuse-survivors-go-missing

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/sandy-marks-review-1-5767975

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

http://camdennewjournal.com/article/survivors-say-qcs-report-into-islington-child-abuse-is-massive-step-back

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/isn-response-sandy-marks-review-1-5777226

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/sandy-marks-party-membership-suspended-1-5777234

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/editor-s-comment-labour-party-must-kick-out-sandy-marks-1-5782143

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/islington-community-stalwart-bobby-martin-died-of-natural-causes-inquest-rules-1-5818355

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/islington-child-abuse-scandal-still-no-payouts-for-survivors-two-years-on-from-council-pledge-1-6140824

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/opinion/gazette-editor-s-comment-ramzy-alwakeel-survivors-problems-are-council-s-too-1-6203952

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

https://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/islington-child-abuse-scandal-the-struggle-to-access-support-services-1-6199516

Social Media / Blogs

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

https://lizdavies.net/2017/11/26/parallel-universes-social-workers-and-abused-children-2/

Dr Liz Davies – The Horrors of Gisburne House

https://lizdavies.net/2017/07/28/the-horrors-of-gisburne-house/

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

https://bitsofbooksblog.wordpress.com/2018/10/21/1975-1980-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

https://bitsofbooksblog.wordpress.com/2019/02/03/1978-1983-architects-of-pie-infiltrate-islington-gay-youth-group-to-lobby-mps-directly-with-heath-mandelsons-help/

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