Sharon Shoesmith warns government cuts will leave more children at risk

Haringey Independent: Sharon Shoesmith has warned more vulnerable children will die because of funding cuts

4:25pm Monday 10th January 2011

THE former director of children's services at Haringey Council has warned there could be more cases like that of Baby P if government cuts go ahead.

Baby P inquest 'unneccessary', says coroner

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

4:51pm Tuesday 30th November 2010

An inquest into the death of Baby P will not go ahead, a coroner has ruled.

£500,000 bill revealed for Baby P legal battle

Haringey Independent: No resignations: Head of children's services at Haringey Council, Sharon Shoesmith, says no resignations are necessary

10:40am Thursday 11th November 2010

TAXPAYERS have footed a £500,000 for the legal battle with the former Haringey director of children's service who was sacked after the death of Baby P.

Father's plea for Baby P inquest could cost millions

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

10:22am Thursday 4th November 2010

DEMANDS from Baby P's father for a public inquest into his son's death could cost the taxpayer millions, it has emerged.

Report reveals 'everybody failed Baby P'

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

1:33pm Thursday 28th October 2010

HARROWING details exposing the gross neglect Baby P suffered by everyone who came into contact with him has been revealed in an official report.

Baby P social worker wins libel cases

3:00pm Tuesday 26th October 2010

A SOCIAL worker has accepted compensation from three newspapers over untrue allegations about her role in the Baby P tragedy.

Baby P doctor will face fitness to practise panel

4:43pm Monday 25th October 2010

A DOCTOR accused of failing to spot Baby P's broken back has had her application to be removed from the medical register rejected.

Baby P whistleblower to sue NHS

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

2:20pm Monday 20th September 2010

A SENIOR doctor who claimed Baby P could have been saved if her warnings had been heeded is suing the NHS for compensation, it has been revealed.

Sacked Haringey director hits out at 'absurd' response to Baby P

Haringey Independent: Help needed: Head of children's services at Haringey Council, Sharon Shoesmith, will have her work shadowed

2:58pm Wednesday 15th September 2010

THE former head of children's services at Haringey Council has hit out at her sacking in the wake of the Baby P scandal.

Sacked Haringey children's director gives evidence on child protection

Haringey Independent: Sharon Shoesmith appeals over sacking following Baby P case

12:35pm Friday 10th September 2010

HARINGEY Council's children's services director Sharon Shoesmith - sacked over failures in her department's handling of the Baby P case - will give evidence on child protection at an MPs inquiry.

Baby P GP defended by former patient

Haringey Independent: On trial: Long-standing Tottenham GP Dr Jerome Ikwueke is facing a GMC fitness to practise panel over allegations he failed to properly examine tragic toddler Baby Peter Connelly

4:25pm Monday 19th July 2010

A TOTTENHAM GP found guilty of failing to protect Baby Peter was a conscientious and caring doctor, a former patient has said.

Baby P doctor failed to protect toddler

Haringey Independent: On trial: Long-standing Tottenham GP Dr Jerome Ikwueke is facing a GMC fitness to practise panel over allegations he failed to properly examine tragic toddler Baby Peter Connelly

3:16pm Thursday 8th July 2010

A GP who treated Baby P in the months leading to his death "deprived" himself of an opportunity to protect the child, the General Medical Council has ruled.

Baby P 'probably suffering' eight broken ribs at GP's exam

Haringey Independent: On trial: Long-standing Tottenham GP Dr Jerome Ikwueke is facing a GMC fitness to practise panel over allegations he failed to properly examine tragic toddler Baby Peter Connelly

11:19am Thursday 17th June 2010

A TOTTENHAM GP who examined Baby P eight days before his death failed to spot the toddler was probably suffering from eight broken ribs, the General Medical Council heard on Tuesday.

Tottenham GP faces medical council over Baby P failings

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

11:23am Monday 14th June 2010

A TOTTENHAM GP is facing a medical watchdog today over allegations he failed to properly investigate suspicions that tragic toddler Baby Peter was being abused.

Baby P social workers escape being struck off

Haringey Independent: Hidden abuse: Baby P's father said the youngster's mother and boyfriend hid the abuse

2:23pm Wednesday 26th May 2010

FORMER Haringey Council social workers who admitted failings in their care of Baby Peter have been suspended.

How Haringey Council social workers failed Baby Peter

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

2:17pm Monday 24th May 2010

THE social worker allocated to Baby Peter's case went more than three weeks without visiting the at-risk toddler, a misconduct committee heard today.

Social workers face tribunal over Baby P failings

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

3:49pm Monday 17th May 2010

BABY P social workers sacked by Haringey Council for failing to protect him will face a tribunal next week.

Baby P killer Stephen Barker loses rape appeal bid

Haringey Independent: Baby P's 'stepfather': Stephen Barker, 33

1:40pm Tuesday 20th April 2010

BABY P killer Stephen Barker has been denied permission to take his appeal of a rape conviction to the Supreme Court.

Baby P Ofsted report 'was manipulated'

4:37pm Wednesday 7th April 2010

AN Ofsted report that cost former Haringey Council children's director Sharon Shoesmith her job was manipulated to justify her dismissal, her lawyers claim.

Baby P doctor's misconduct hearing delayed indefinitely

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

12:27pm Friday 5th March 2010

THE doctor who failed to spot tragic Baby Peter's broken back two days before his death has had her misconduct hearing postponed to protect her right to a fair trial.

Stepfather of Baby P reportedly injured in prison attack

Haringey Independent: Stephen Barker was found guilty of causing or allowing Baby P's death

4:55pm Saturday 13th February 2010

THE Stepfather of Baby P has reportedly been attacked in prison in Yorkshire.

Baby P whistleblower to sue Haringey Council

Haringey Independent: Hidden abuse: Baby P's father said the youngster's mother and boyfriend hid the abuse

4:08pm Monday 14th December 2009

A SOCIAL worker-turned-whistlebower who warned ministers of failings in Haringey Council's children's services is suing her former employer.

Baby P 'killer' attacked in prison

Haringey Independent: Baby P's 'stepfather': Stephen Barker, 33

11:15am Monday 14th December 2009

THE man found guilty of causing the death of Haringey toddler Baby P had to undergo hospital treatmant after being attacked in prison.

Children's services in Haringey exposed as still 'poor'

10:21am Wednesday 9th December 2009

CHILDREN'S services in Haringey are still rated as 'poor' more than two years after the death of Baby Peter.

Baby P clinic was 'under-staffed', says NHS report

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

2:49pm Tuesday 8th December 2009

WARNINGS of under-staffing and poor communication at the clinic where doctors failed to spot Baby P's broken back were made months before the toddler's tragic death, a report has revealed.

Baby P man seeks appeal over rape conviction

Haringey Independent: Baby P's 'stepfather': Stephen Barker, 33

11:46am Wednesday 25th November 2009

STEPHEN Barker has lodged an appeal against the life sentence he was given for raping a two-year-old girl.

Baby P: killers could be charged for torturing grandmother

Haringey Independent: Baby P's 'stepfather': Stephen Barker, 33

7:18pm Monday 23rd November 2009

THE brothers found guilty of causing the death of toddler Peter Connelly - Baby P - could face charges for torturing their grandmother.

Shoesmith case: Ofsted admits 'error' over Baby P report

Haringey Independent: Help needed: Head of children's services at Haringey Council, Sharon Shoesmith, will have her work shadowed

3:08pm Tuesday 10th November 2009

OFSTED has admitted it made a "serious and deeply regrettable error" by failing to disclose potential evidence in Sharon Shoesmith's appeal against her dismissal.

Baby P: 'Lodger' Jason Owen wins sentence appeal

Haringey Independent: Jason Owen helped to clear up the baby's blood-stained clothing

2:13pm Tuesday 27th October 2009

ONE of the three people found guilty of causing Baby P's death has been successful in an appeal against his sentence.

Balls: Shoesmith was accountable for 'shocking' failings

Haringey Independent: Help needed: Head of children's services at Haringey Council, Sharon Shoesmith, will have her work shadowed

8:48pm Friday 9th October 2009

A HISTORY of "managerial oversight and widespread failings" deeply embedded in Haringey Council's child protection services left children's secretary Ed Balls with no choice but to sack Sharon Shoesmith, the High Court heard today.

Baby P killer's face used in anti-animal torture campaign

Haringey Independent: PETA's anti-animal torture campaign uses the face of Baby P killer Stephen Barker

2:59pm Thursday 8th October 2009

A SHOCK anti-animal torture billboard has been put up in Haringey using the mugshot of Baby P killer Stephen Barker.

Shoesmith appeal: 'Baby P sacking has ruined me'

Haringey Independent: CORPORATE JOLLY: Sharon Shoesmith

8:37am Thursday 8th October 2009

WITH an air of confidence, disgraced children's services director Sharon Shoesmith appeared at the High Court yesterday for the start of her three-day appeal against her sacking which she claims has “effectively ended her career”.

Angry protesters demand no appeal for Baby P three

Haringey Independent: Protesters outside Holloway prison demand that Baby Peter's mother should not be allowed to appeal her five-year sentence

2:30pm Saturday 22nd August 2009

PROTESTERS marched to Holloway prison today to demand that Baby Peter's mother should not be allowed to appeal her five-year sentence.

Justice for Baby P: Protesters march to demand his mother is jailed for life

Haringey Independent: Tracey Connelly, Baby P’s mother, was sentenced to ten years

2:00pm Friday 21st August 2009

MARCHERS will pound the pavements of Islington tomorrow as they demand Baby Peter's mother stays locked up in the wake of her appeal for a shorter sentence.

Baby P's three killers all appealing for shorter sentences

Haringey Independent: Jason Owen, 37, signed on to a 13-week Croydon College course without telling the Wellesley Road college bosses on his application form he was on bail for allowing his brother to torture 18-month-old Baby P to death

2:04pm Thursday 20th August 2009

JASON Owen has joined Tracey Connelly and brother Stephen Barker in lodging appeals for a lesser sentence.

Baby P: Mother transferred to third prison

Haringey Independent: Tracey Connelly, Baby P’s mother, was sentenced to ten years

9:40am Tuesday 18th August 2009

THE MOTHER of Baby Peter has been moved to a third prison amid fears for her safety.

Baby P lawsuit 'could raise questions' about father's role

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

9:47am Friday 14th August 2009

DISGRACED Haringey Council could be forced to pay more than £1 million in compensation to Baby Peter’s father over its botched handling of the case.

Baby P's real father to sue Haringey Council

Haringey Independent: Hidden abuse: Baby P's father said the youngster's mother and boyfriend hid the abuse

1:10pm Wednesday 12th August 2009

CLAIMS have been made that Baby Peter's birth father is planning to sue Haringey Council for more than £200,000 compensation.

Baby Peter's mother and her obsessive love for Stephen Barker

Haringey Independent: 'Obsessed': Tracey Connelly, 27, claimed to love her son but appeared more concerned with her convicted rapist boyfriend Stephen Barker, 33

5:25pm Tuesday 11th August 2009

Aged 16, a young Tracey Connelly met her husband, Baby Peter's natural father, who was many years her senior but she pretended she was older than she really was.

Baby P: Behind courtroom doors

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

11:41am Tuesday 11th August 2009

SICKENING details about the dysfunctional family life that tragic Baby Peter was trapped in beggars belief. ELIZABETH PEARS tells the full story of the horrors that emerged over the course of two trials and of the string of lies that fooled doctors, social workers, health visitors and even the police.

Baby P: Identities are revealed

Haringey Independent: Baby P's 'stepfather': Stephen Barker, 33

8:30am Tuesday 11th August 2009

AFTER months of being cloaked in anonymity, the couple responsible for Baby P’s death can today be exposed - two years after the tragic incident.

Baby P killers exposed

Haringey Independent: Baby P's mother Tracey Connelly, 27

12:10am Tuesday 11th August 2009

PICTURES of those responsible for Baby P's death were revealed at midnight.

Baby P case: Peter's 'manipulative' mother appeals for early release

Haringey Independent: Baby Peter

9:48am Tuesday 4th August 2009

BRANDED self-centred and manipulative by the judge who watched her in court for weeks, Baby Peter's mother has shown her true colours by lodging an appeal for early release.

Trust will 'strengthen' child protection

7:30am Tuesday 23rd June 2009

STRENGTHENING child protection in Haringey takes a step forward as the council approves plans for a children's trust.

Baby P: sacked doctor lodges claim for unfair dismissal

Haringey Independent: The one person who cared about Baby P...

11:40am Friday 19th June 2009

THE doctor sacked by Great Ormond Street Hospital for failing to spot Baby P's broken back is to sue for damages.

Baby P abuser to appeal sentence

Haringey Independent: Hidden abuse: Baby P's father said the youngster's mother and boyfriend hid the abuse

2:52pm Tuesday 16th June 2009

THE boyfriend of Baby P's mother is to appeal against his life sentence.

Baby P: sacked Haringey social workers have suspensions extended

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5:02pm Monday 8th June 2009

TWO social workers sacked by Haringey Council for their role in the Baby P case have had their social care register suspensions extended.

Baby P's death 'should have been prevented', says new report

Haringey Independent: Safe now: The East Finchley memorial to Baby P

3:34pm Friday 22nd May 2009

ON the same day Baby P's mother, boyfriend and their lodger are jailed, a damning report concludes his death could have been prevented.

Abhorrent Baby P stepfather is threat to young children, says judge

Haringey Independent: The one person who cared about Baby P...

12:43pm Friday 22nd May 2009

BABY P's 'stepfather' does not just pose a significant risk to small children but is a "threat" to them, said the judge sentencing him to life in prison.

Mother of Baby P jailed for minimum of five years

Haringey Independent: The house in Tottenham where Baby P lived with his mother, her partner and their lodger Jason Owen

11:15am Friday 22nd May 2009

THE mother of Baby P was given an indeterminate sentence at the Old Bailey this morning and will serve a minimum of five years.






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