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Parliament debates Cleveland child abuse cases

Title
Parliament debates Cleveland child abuse cases
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
29 Jun 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:03:00
Description
Report on a parliamentary debate relating to the Cleveland child abuse scandal, where 121 cases of suspected child sexual abuse were (possibly mis-) diagnosed by Dr Marietta Higgs and Dr Geoffrey Wyatt, paediatricians at the Middlesbrough General Hospital; includes speeches by local MP Stuart Bell; Richard Holt; Clare Short; Tony Newton. Reporter not identified.
Contributors
Clare Short; Tony Newton; Stuart Bell; Richard Holt
Keywords
Health services; Social services; Child abuse; Children in care; Sexual abuse; Teeside; Middlesbrough; Cleveland; Marietta Higgs; Geoffrey Wyatt; Middlesbrough General Hospital; Cleveland child abuse scandal (1987)

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