Compensation ordered over sexual abuse claim
Saturday 18 July 1992
In her report, published yesterday, Mrs Thomas criticised the council for failing to launch an immediate investigation after the first allegation of abuse by her foster father, which was not proved.
On the second occasion, when a teenage boy in separate foster care allegedly abused her, the council made the possibility of more abuse more likely by placing the girl with the same foster parents. The two allegations were made between 1985 and 1988.
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