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Baby P: Will Gordon Brown Dare Defy The Sun?

by | 19th, February 2009

BABY P is dead. And the Sun breathes life into the story by focusing once more on the social workers who it wants sacked.

Maria Ward, Gillie Christou and Sylvia Henry are in work. Cecilia Hitchen and Clive Preece remain suspended only. The Sun is aghast that they are on full pay.

It is amazed that Gordon Brown has not sacked the five.

The Sun says Baby P “was battered to death in his blood-stained cot”. True enough the child was tortured and suffered appalling abuse. But was he beaten to death in his cot? Was it murder?

Both men, the mother’s boyfriend and the lodger, Jason Owen, were found not guilty of the child’s murder or manslaughter at the Old Bailey.

They were convicted of the specific charge of “causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable person”, under section five of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004.

So Baby P was not battered to death in his cot. The men are sadists, the mother a conniving slob. Why the Sun should seek to speculate

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