050 A Story of Historic Abuse

050 A Story of Historic Abuse

With the announcement of the new Chair of the Historic Abuse Inquiry this is a story that should be referred to that inquiry as I think it typical of the unfinished business that this country is awash with and the hundreds, if not thousands, of survivors out there...
048 Jane Devine Social Work Scotland

048 Jane Devine Social Work Scotland

What’s the picture of social work in Scotland? After a monumentous year for the country, how is the profession shaping up in Scotland? Jane Devine is the Business Manager for Social Work Scotland, the successor organisation to the Association of Directors of...
Sex offending legislation

Sex offending legislation

This was posted on my Guardian page on 19/12/14. See David Niven at The Social Care Network online Guardian.   The trial and conviction of Simon Harris, a 55-year-old teacher and former charity manager, for abusing Kenyan street children between 2002 and 2013,...
045 Tessa Munt MP

045 Tessa Munt MP

Tessa Munt serves as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills.Tessa  was inspired to pursue a career in politics by her grandfather who took up politics in his adopted country, Kenya, serving as...