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FOUR weeks after David Cameron announced Operation Pallial, “an independent review and investigation into historic abuse in care within the North Wales police area”, I have come to understand the severe limitations of this inquiry, due to report its findings in April 2013.
As a journalist and following the Savile revelations, which opened up this repugnant can of worms, I have interviewed dozens of abuse victims from care homes across the UK and from over a period of 30 years “in care”.
I am left in no doubt that the abuse of children in the system is neither historic nor limited to the Welsh border.
I have been shocked by the extent of abuse I have discovered. Much of it I have corroborated with social services reports and court documents as well as online government records...