The man who commissioned second report into the case of Baby P is facing questions tonight over his role as chair of Haringey’s Local Safeguarding Children’s Board after apologising for yet another child abuse case in the London borough.
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Saturday 06 August 2011
A police officer narrowly escaped serious injury when a bullet was found lodged in his radio after an exchange of fire during an attempted arrest.
Friday 05 August 2011
The first of the three people jailed over Baby P's death was released from prison today, sources said.
Friday 05 August 2011
One man was killed and a police officer injured in a shooting incident in north London yesterday.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
One of the trio jailed over Baby P's death could walk free from prison this week.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Former child protection boss Sharon Shoesmith is in line for compensation estimated at up to £1 million after judges rejected applications to challenge a ruling that she was unfairly sacked following the Baby P tragedy.
Friday 01 July 2011
Senior doctors from Britain's leading children's hospital will today call for independent investigators to be brought in amid mounting accusations of management cover-ups, bullying and falling standards.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Sharon Shoesmith has defended two of Baby P's social workers after they were granted leave to appeal against an employment tribunal judgment that they were fairly sacked.
Friday 24 June 2011
The Department for Education confirmed today that it is seeking an appeal at the Supreme Court against the Court of Appeal ruling that Sharon Shoesmith was unfairly sacked following the Baby P tragedy.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Sunday 29 May 2011
I know we're all supposed to hate boring old judges who want to stop us posting our witty, scabrous or downright furious observations on Twitter. It's freedom of expression, innit? But it's also just conceivable that the judiciary, on occasion, takes a longer and more measured view of controversial cases than the self-appointed tribunes of the people.
Saturday 28 May 2011
Sharon Shoesmith, who was vilified after the death of the toddler Baby P, won her appeal yesterday that she was "unfairly and unlawfully" sacked.
Friday 27 May 2011
Sharon Shoesmith could be in line for a massive compensation payout following today's Court of Appeal ruling that she was unfairly sacked following the Baby P tragedy.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Tottenham are taking Olympic chiefs to court over the decision to hand the 2012 stadium to West Ham after the Games, the BBC reported today.
Monday 28 March 2011
Sharon Shoesmith has launched a Court of Appeal battle over her sacking after the Baby P tragedy.
Sunday 27 March 2011
Royal Mail is planning a huge retail, office and homes development right in the heart of the West End to raise money from its redundant property assets. It confirmed last week plans to lose 1,700 jobs, to cut costs, and to close two of its London distribution sites. It will, within weeks, submit a planning application for a site near Tottenham Court Road, on Rathbone Place. The site will be vacated in 2013 and once Royal Mail gets planning consent it will be sold.
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