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The Do Gooders – “Care By Order”

LWT documentary from 1979 on Gisburne House. “Nearly 8,000 children are injured by their parents every year. This is the first of six programmes in a series that investigates the world of social workers and looks at their efforts to deals with and prevent cases of child abuse.” The part on Gisburne House begins half way through.

(Warning – this video shows some of the children that were there at the time)

LWT documentary on Islington Council, 1983
BBC South East News, 1992, on the Evening Standard’s Islington children’s homes reports.
BBC Inside Story, 1994 – The Secret Life of a Paedophile (Documentary about Peter Righton)
BBC News, mid-1990s. Islington child abuse inquiry.
BBC News, 1995. White Report into islington children’s homes.
BBC South East News, 1995. Inquiry into islington children’s homes.
ITV News, 2003. Margaret Hodge appointed as Minister for Children
BBC London, 2003. Margaret Hodge appointed as Minister for Children
BBC Newsnight 2003, includes interview with Liz Davies.
Channel 4 News, Demetrious Panton sues Margaret Hodge for negligence.
1996 Roger Cook documentary documentary about the illegal adoption trade between Guatemala and the UK, and the involvement of  ‘freelance social worker’ Jim Wroe, who also worked for Islington Council. Islington Gazette follow up article 7.1.2020.
An Abuse of Trust, 2011 Roger Cook documentary about paedophile headmaster Derek Slade. Related article: Islington Gazette 16.12.19
Dame Margaret Hodge: Called to Account
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