Digital copy of a Digest of The Leicestershire Inquiry 1992: The Report of an Inquiry into Aspects of the Management of children's homes in Leicestershire between 1973 and 1986 by Andrew Kirkwood.

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December 1st 2011 - December 1st 2011

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Provides a summary of a Report by Andrew Kirkwood published in 1993 into aspects of the management of children's homes in Leicestershire following the conviction of Frank Beck in 1991. Sets out the key points of the Report and comments about the content including on each chapter in turn including in relation to the background of the events, events at The Poplars, Ratcliffe Road and Rosehill from 1973 to 1978, events at The Beeches from 1976 to 1986, fostering, Frank Beck's resignation, other cases, miscellaneous topics, events after 1987, and conclusions. Finishes with a discussion about the Report and references.


Beck, Frank
Beddoe, Chris
Bloxham, Mr
D'Arcy, M
Davies, Mr
Dixon, Mr
Dockar-Drysdale, B E
Edwards, Dorothy
Fiddaman, Colin
Gasson, Mr
Gosling, P
Hughes, William Henry
Jaynes, Peter
Kahan, Barbara
Kirkwood, Andrew
Levy, Allan
Lincoln, George
Longford, Lord
Nelson, Mr
O'Donnell, Simon
Pay, Mr
Rice, Brian
Roberts, James
Savage, Clifford
Scott, Mr
Wilson, Peter
Wilson, Peter
Department of Health and Social Security
Leicestershire County Council
Leicestershire Social Services Department
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Polebrook Community Home with Education
Police Complaints Authority
Rosehill Children's Home
Stevenage College
The Beeches Management Centre
Warner Committee


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