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The state can’t handle the volume of historical child sex abuse allegations claims MP

The state can’t handle the volume of historical child sex abuse allegations claims MP

State institutions including social services and the Police will not be able to cope with the volume of child abuse victims coming forward.

‘The number of victims coming forward with allegations of historical child abuse could reach ‘many tens of thousands’, an MP has warned.

John Mann said the state ‘can’t deal with’ the volume of claims that are being made.

The Labour MP for Bassetlaw suggested a national institute needed to be created to handle the complaints.

A Government inquiry has been set-up to investigate historic child abuse following claims of a VIP paedophile ring operating in Westminster in the 1980s.

But it has been mired in uncertainty with two candidates for chair – former judge Baroness Butler-Sloss and ex-Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf – having to stand aside over their establishment links.’

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