Macur Report

Yesterday the Macur report was published. It was commissioned in autumn 2012 to review the Inquiry conducted from 1996-2000 by Sir Ronald Waterhouse in to child abuse of children in care in the former county councils of Gwynedd and Clwyd from 1974 onwards. In 2012, with many allegations of abuse by high profile individuals including Jimmy Saville, concerns also arose that the Waterhouse investigation and report (entitled Lost in Care) had failed to discover, or had concealed the involvement, of celebrities and establishment figures. Continue reading