Cinderella law is not the answer

19 Jun 2014

Over recent months we have seen the development of the idea that the laws regarding child abuse, and specifically neglect, are outdated and that we need to change our thinking to address the concept of ‘emotional cruelty’. In essence, a law that makes it an offence to deliberately cause harm to children in respect of the “impairment of physical, intellectual, social, emotional or behavioural development,” as noted by Mark Williams MP.

This is supported by Conservative MP Rob Buckland...

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