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IICSA Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Children in the care of Lambeth Council Investigation Report


B.1: Introduction

1. Between 1965 and 1994, when most of its children’s homes closed, Lambeth Council had 33 children’s homes.[1] In this part of the report, we focus on the reality of life as a child in care in two of these homes – Shirley Oaks children’s home and South Vale assessment centre.


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