Joining the dots: between Organised Child Removal and Child Abuse

Published On December 11, 2016 | By Children Screaming To Be Heard | Abuse, Adoption, Child Protection, Family, Fostering

Here are the 2016 care statistics download the pdf.

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With Thanks To The team at the Association of McKenzie Friends

Association of McKenzie Friends
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Chairperson: Belinda McKenzie — Web Publisher: Sabine K McNeill
EU Law Specialist: Deborah Mahmoudieh

05 December 2016

Children Removed, Looked After, Adopted and Gone Missing
An Analysis of Government Statistics
What Stories can be Told about Children as Statistical Data?

⦁ This report has been produced with the ⦁ Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in mind. We hope to help make connections between what we have observed by accompanying parents after  ⦁ organised child removal, legitimised by secret family courts; ⦁ adoptions against their will and often for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
Children are ⦁ Screaming to be Heard. But who listens to them and who hears their wishes and feelings?
⦁ With its policies of ⦁ Open Data and ⦁ Digital Transformation, the Government encourages the development of applications that add value and derive insights from all sorts of data. ‘Data journalism’ proposes ‘data stories’ with ‘infographics’.
⦁ With my software invention of ‘⦁ uncluttered diagrams’ as ‘layers’ of data in mind, I downloaded a number of files and familiarised myself with what Local Authorities record when they take children into ‘care’ or ‘custody’.
Children in Care in England: Statistics is a Briefing Paper in the House of Commons Library published in October 2015. The first section summarises:
⦁ In the year ending 31 March 2015, a total of 69,540 children were looked after by local authorities in England, a rate of 60 per 10,000 [0.6%] children under 18 years. The absolute number of children looked after has increased by 6% since 2011 (65,510). Indeed, the number of looked after children has increased steadily over the past seven years and it is now higher than at any point since 1985.
⦁ Children aged between 10 and 15 years represent the majority of the looked after population (38%), while children under one year old are in a minority (5% of the looked after population). The looked after population includes more boys than girls (55% compared with 45%). These age- and gender-related distributions have remained relatively constant over the past 5 years.
⦁ The majority of the looked after population is White (77%), with Mixed groups and Black or Black British making up approximately 9% and 7% of the looked after population respectively. These minority ethnic groups appear to be overrepresented in the looked after population (around 5 per cent of the child population of Great Britain is from Black or Black British and Mixed groups).
⦁ The nationality is not being recorded. Neither foreign nor Embassies or Consulates are informed, as the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations requires.
⦁ This was one of the 15 recommendations published in this Report, after 8 MEPs came for a fact finding visit to London in November 2015:
⦁ Already before this EU Report, the UN Commission on Child Rights published their criticism and the Daily Mail concluded: How London became the child trafficking capital of the world:
⦁ Since then a number of concerns have arisen regarding the fate of 10,000 children going missing in a year, published in June 2012 in the Foreword of the report of the All Party Parliamentary Group [APPG] for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults and the APPG for Looked After Children and Care Leavers:
⦁ The fact that children are being supplied for institutionalised abuse or even worse and sinister crimes has been established by recent admissions by Police:

Which Local Authorities are taking how many Children in which Region?

⦁ Given our experiences with hundreds and in the case of veteran McKenzie Friend Ian Josephs thousands of cases, I was curious to find which of the Local Authorities are the worst in terms of ‘snatching children’. That’s the term Christopher Booker uses in many of his regular articles in The Telegraph. But how do you measure the evil of child snatching? Having discovered that 149 Local Authorities publish their data, I wanted to find
⦁ the average number of children per Local Authority [LAs]
⦁ what percentage of the total child population that represents in the regions
⦁ and how the LAs or regions compare.
⦁Governmental statistics publish the percentage as ‘rates’ of 10,000 children under 18 and come up with the average figure of 0.6%.
70,440 Children in Care in 2016: 149 Local Authorities [LAs] in 10 Regions
The ‘Top Twenty’ Local Authorities in terms of Number of Children in Care
⦁ What do we find, when we compare and contrast?
⦁ Local Authorities and Regions
⦁ The Number of Children in Care and the Percentage of the Child Population?
⦁ What is the value of the statistics for whom?
Top Twenty Local Authority Kids in Care Child Population %
1 Kent 2,310 310,887 0.7
2 Birmingham 1,815 268,915 0.7
3 Lancashire 1,665 231,509 0.7
4 Hampshire 1,305 265,693 0.5
5 Manchester 1,235 111,626 1.1
6 Leeds 1,225 154,209 0.8
7 Norfolk 1,045 158,162 0.7
8 Liverpool 1,040 85,780 1.2
9 Hertfordshire 1,010 250,093 0.4
10 Essex 1,005 285,483 0.4
11 Northamptonshire 995 153,974 0.6
12 Staffordshire 980 158,658 0.6
13 Surrey 870 242,406 0.4
14 Bradford 850 132,820 0.6
15 Nottinghamshire 830 153,947 0.5
16 Croydon 800 88,378 0.9
17 Suffolk 795 142,629 0.6
18 Warwickshire 765 106,146 0.7
19 Dudley 725 64,126 1.1
20 Devon 710 134,148 0.5
England in Ten Regions sorted by the Number of Children in Care
How many Children in Care on Average in Local Authorities?
There are from 9 LAs in the East Midlands to 23 in the North West.
On average, 289 to 660 children are in the care of LAs. An average of 471 per Local Authority.
The Child Population in the Ten Regions
⦁ Local Authorities take children away from their biological parents, generally under the flimsiest of excuses such as risk of future emotional harm.
⦁ To compare and contrast Local Authorities and Regions, I looked at the percentage of the whole child population in the ten regions where statistics are gathered and published about children in care.
⦁ So the child population varies from 500,000 to 2.6 million.
⦁ And the number of children taken varies from 4,050 to 12,550 across regions.
⦁ In terms of % of population, that varies from 0.2 to 0.9%.
How Many do the Child Snatchers Take?
⦁ In terms of percentage of child population, a REGIONAL league table of child snatchers with the worst LA in red and the best in green, lists these Top Ten:
1 North West 12,550 1,373,230 0.9
Blackpool 470 26,997 1.7
Stockport 295 58,474 0.5
2 North East 4,400 494,197 0.9
Middlesbrough 380 30,259 1.3
Northumberland 385 55,690 0.7
3 West Midlands 9,240 1,191,122 0.8
Stoke-On-Trent 655 53,214 1.2
Shropshire 280 55,462 0.5
4 Yorkshire and The Humber 7,240 1,081,576 0.7
Kingston Upon Hull, City of 645 52,691 1.2
North Yorkshire 410 109,328 0.4
5 Inner London 4,050 684,711 0.6
City Of London 10 1,040 1.0
Kensington and Chelsea 105 27,141 0.4
6 South West 5,710 1,019,043 0.6
Torbay 280 23,727 1.2
South Gloucestershire 165 54,172 0.3
7 South East 9,880 1,810,674 0.5
Southampton 590 46,779 1.3
Wokingham 80 35,304 0.2
8 East of England 6,330 1,228,180 0.5
Thurrock 335 38,975 0.9
Essex 1,005 285,483 0.4
9 Outer London 5,810 1,173,371 0.5
Richmond Upon Thames 115 42,427 0.3
Croydon 800 88,378 0.9
10 East Midlands 5,230 2,546,049 0.2
Nottingham 595 62,465 1.0
Leicestershire 470 127,653 0.4
⦁ September 2016 was the record month with 1,216 Care Applications by Local Authorities to Family Courts, ⦁ according to the ⦁ NIROP, the National IRO (Independent Reviewing Officers) Managers Partnership who “are here to champion the issues that are affecting children in care and care leavers”.
⦁ But CAFCASS, Children And Family Court Advisory Support Services, supposedly representing the voices of children in courts, ⦁ publish ⦁ more than 1,000 applications consistently since October 2015 and show that more than 1,000 applications have been made since June 2015, with the record of 1,304.
The Rising Number of Care Applications by Local Authorities to CAFCASS
⦁ OFSTED, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills publishes ⦁ Children’s s⦁ ocial care statistics gathered by LAs and ⦁ Ofsted social care survey reports. Historic data begins in 1997:
The Rising Number of Children in Care since 1997
The Rising Number of Children Adopted since 1997
The Rising Percentage of Children in Care Adopted
⦁ Page 22 of the official report on ⦁
Adoptions without Parental Consent acknowledges that 96% of all adoptions are ‘forced’, i.e. without the consent of the parents.
⦁ Missing Children have been counted by the ⦁ All Party Parliamentary Group as well as the HM Inspector of Constabulary: ⦁ Missing Children. Who Cares? But once again we have to Mind the Gap between:
⦁ the reality of where children are with whom?
⦁ who benefits financially?
⦁ the ‘paper realities’ describing their fate – for the benefit of courts and the legal profession?
⦁ and the ‘digital realities’ on screen, thanks to the internet.
⦁ Trends have been consistently rising on all levels, no matter what is written and said by whom. Can the Independent Inquiry make the links that we have seen between our five issues:
⦁ the institutionalised removal of children
⦁ the secrecy of family courts
⦁ adoptions against the will of parents
⦁ ritual abuse and
⦁ satanic crimes?

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3 Responses to Joining the dots: between Organised Child Removal and Child Abuse

  1. Sharon Taylor says:

    Very in formative site. Been advised to contact you asap. Very complex case. CHILD now in permanent foster care following a catalogue of errors that I would never have realised could exist. child now self harming in fostercare and being ignored. Been there 9 weeks and SW putting everything he needs in place….that I have wanted for him… and tried to obtain for him… into place.. NOW HE IS IN CARE. case involves emotional and mental bullying of child for several years before his breaking point and CPO got involved and abuser denied all allegations made and was backed by others who have had very little to do with child. case has been managed horrendously but due to my autism…. I was unable to meet litigation processes…. lies in court told were shocking and child is now in hell. Judge discriminated against me at 2nd hearing and barrister was negligent failed to call the judge up on her discrimination….and told me not to ‘worry about it’…. no way is there an understanding from her re ASC… at this point was the start of my severe regression… then I went through a psyche eval that was 7 hours long and had not been able to get a GP appointment for my anxiety. So I was unable to cope. Barrister also x examined the witness but had her FACTS incorrect DURING X EXAM. Ex partner and I have been lied to by SW and ex senior school involved and the NHS (I reported school to ofsted with full disclosure of my name and complained to GP surgery re duty of care to child….. Fast forward two years…. child thriving in his EHE… routines well established, all going remarkably well…. however after 10 months of having an FSW here and and I am told out of the blue I am going to court. SW personal vendetta and story is very complex. What I need is a very money hungry solicitor who specialises in discrimination and the legal side of EHE with an understanding of what CPS IS and am desperate to find a lawyer who is capable of launching an appeal into our case on various technicalities that were not raised by my solicitor…. solicitor managed case poorly and for months told me to wait untIl the final hearing for my say….. that never happened. child was placed 20th June and is now self harming, sleep deprived for 9 weeks and looks awful ….. I am desperate for support on this matter and being told if I go to the press I will face imprisonment… very alarming since there is so much being covered up that I am seriously considering getting arrested for being in contempt of court to get the truth out there….but I know this will not help. I have until the 11th July to get an appeal and I know my barrister will not appeal because if she did she would have to admit to ignoring my concerns re the discrimination and the fact that the judge pretty much had her mind made up before I even gave my first statement..let alone be allowed to produce evidence…. there are several technical details in this case that make it very obvious to an experienced eye that I have had my strengths and weaknesses used against me in order to take child that has been utterly failed for years by the NHS, the education system and now social workers…… he is very very depressed and his agitation building. He has been self harming and he is at risk but they do not know what will happen as they do not know my child and he will only put up for so long … when he eventually has had enough… I fear for the consequences… I have an adult sw, and she is shocked by what I have just endured and the consequences to myself and my well being are dire……I was as well as I can be with my condition before the case went to court… I have advocacy NOW.. but all too little too late. Judge met the 26 week target for foster care and refused to see any evidence that would negate what the ‘expert witness’ wrote about me which was full of misquotes, was horrific to read and led to my having the most severe regression I have ever had… a good human rights lawyer would get their teeth into this case, but I have no idea where to start and who to ask to get the hearing appealed . The cut off date is 11th July. The child is so unhappy that he has implied he is going to run and I am petrified for him and he is vulnerable. You published a telegraph article a while ago with the name of a Judge or a Doctor that is trying to raise alarm bells regarding these cases….. at first they tried FI, this was cleared, then the whole of the evidence put to court against me was based on speculation and theory…. NO evidence . I am praying you maybe able to get me in touch with someone that has the stomach for this case…. WHEN / IF the truth comes out…. the story would make national papers and thus I am being gagged hard while my contact is being further reduced to my son’s horror. I have an adult social worker involved and I know she smells a rat…. I also have advocate from speak easy who want to get childs voice heard. Judge was told he has no mental capacity… and so his wishes were not taken into account…however I have known about the mental incapacity for years… hense me asking for referal to CAMHS A long time ago…. the waiting process for ADOS was so bad that my decision to EHE was forced by lack of support from LA and no school wanted to take him without an ehcp… as had been flagged as having asc traits and was dxd with Fibromyalgia… no EHCP was considered warranted and after 10 months de-school son started to thrive and new routines that suited him were established…. he was seriously thriving not just surviving… so I am in shock, very unwell and son now declining rapidly. My question to yo is this….. WHO is the best person for me to contact for urgent help…. someone with a nose for a rat and a cover up that can challenge this decision…. the judgement was made by a judge who has a very high number of appeals and is the most notorious judge in Portsmouth for siding with father apparently and for high number of placements compared to average UK judges. I am praying you may offer some tiny ray of hope…. I can be contacted on 01256 41 42 43 if you are able to speak to me. there are technical grounds to appeal but my solicitor would have to admit failing as would my barrister.

  2. Hi
    What a heart wrenching situation.
    Did you ever receive a response or support with your battle? We are going through horrific situation which is similar in some points relating to children being removed and s catalogue of errors.
    Kindest regards

  3. Sarah Brown says:

    I’m so sorry for your pain. I am in a position where they are using the word proceedings after a report full of assumptions and lied amongst truth from a mother who begged for help. They refuse to see my evidence that disputed the report from day one…..

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