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Baby P: For once, the “reasonable” voices are wrong

By Katharine Quarmby  

The sun gets it right

The comments posted by many of those who responded to my blog yesterday were heartfelt and thought-provoking – demonstrating the wide-spread dismay caused by the torture and death of Baby P.  Paul, however, disagreed with my argument that Haringey Council and other agencies involved in child protection should be held responsible at this early stage, even before Lord Laming’s inquiry has reported.

This view has got some traction in the media, part of a broader…

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