More effective protection for stalking victims on its way?

A Private Members’ Bill proposing measures to increase protection for victims of stalking passed second reading in the House of Commons yesterday afternoon, with all-party support. The Stalking Protection Bill, sponsored at second reading by Dr Sarah Wollaston (Totnes)(Con), proposes to intervene earlier and more effectively, not only in-person stalking by persons known to their…

Further harassment of Hampstead families?

Yesterday we discussed the IPCC’s revelation that during the investigation into the original allegations made by RD’s children P and Q, other children who’d been named as potential abuse victims were interviewed by Children and Social Care.

Still standing: The families of Hampstead

Twenty-seven years ago, 96 people, aged 10 to 67, went off to watch a football game…and never came home. Yesterday the families of those people, having suffered more than two and a half decades of pain, loss, and anger at the public vilification of their loved ones, watched as the Hillsborough inquest jury delivered its…

False allegations destroy lives

At the heart of the Hampstead hoax is the fact that two children were forced by their mother and her boyfriend to make multiple false allegations: against their father, their school, their teachers, their friends’ parents, and members of their extended community. Even though these people have all been definitively cleared of any wrongdoing, their…