The former Bryn Estyn care home
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Wales child abuse: Operation Pallial inquiry finds evidence of 140 claims

An independent investigation examining claims of historical child abuse at children's homes in north Wales has found "significant evidence of systemic and serious sexual and physical abuse".

Investigators in Operation Pallial have found evidence of 140 allegations of historical abuse between 1963 and 1992.

Seventy six new complainants have also come forward.

The claims centre on 18 homes involving offences against boys and girls aged between seven and 19.

Mark Easton reports.

  • 29 Apr 2013
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