Child sex abuse compensation payments paid by Rotherham council bosses

Rotherham Politics

A LAWYER representing victims of Rotherham’s child sex abuse scandal has welcomed compensation payments being paid by council bosses and police in six cases — with a further 75 claims still to be settled.

Child abuse expert David Greenwood, of Switalskis Solicitors, said: “These settlements are good acknowledgement that the scandal affected lives and it’s good that this is happening.

“The aim is definitely to get them settled out of court. It will be much preferable to have it done without the stress of court.”

The settlements — understood to be five and six-figure sums — were joint offers from Rotherham Borough Council and South Yorkshire Police

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,child-sex-abuse-compensation-payments-paid-by-rotherham-council-bosses_23533.htm

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I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is www.smartknowledge.space
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