Baby P social worker wins damages from The Sun

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The Independent Online

Social worker Sylvia Henry has accepted undisclosed damages from The Sun newspaper in the High Court after being wrongly blamed for the death of Peter Connelly, better known as Baby P.

The damages were accompanied by an unreserved apology. Her solicitor, Daniel Taylor, told Mr Justice Eady the paper "accepts that Ms Henry was not at fault or to blame in any way" for the baby's death, adding: "They accept that she did her very best for Peter and particularly that she made repeated efforts to have him kept safe by being placed in foster care."