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CHILD ABUSE IN NORTH WALES CARE HOMES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 681: tabled on 05 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes with grave concern the fact that victims of institutionalised child abuse whose allegations were made to the Waterhouse Inquiry into child abuse in North Wales care homes were not believed, thus affording the perpetrators anonymity; and strongly supports the view of the Children's Commissioner for Wales, Keith Towler, that a full inquiry should now be established to gather evidence about the allegations which were not covered by the Waterhouse Inquiry and to report fully and urgently on the matter.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.