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Baby P

A cause célèbre in which a 17-month-old boy died after months of physical abuse—more than 50 injuries were documented—in Haringay, London, in August 2007.
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Baby Peter Connelly died on August 3, 2007 at his home in north London, a day after police told his mother Tracey Connelly she would not be prosecuted over abuse of the 17-month-old.
As a result of Baby Peter there was a "heightened sense of public awareness" around the issue of child safety, he explained, which was good.
IT is difficult to believe that Owen will be released after serving less than four years for his involvement in the horrendous suffering of Baby Peter.
Baby Peter, who had been seen 60 times by the authorities, was found dead in 2007 with over 50 injuries.
Richard Wilson, leader of the Lib Dem opposition on Haringey Council, said: "People in Haringey and up and down the country, who saw how Haringey Council failed to protect Baby Peter, will find it hard to fathom how the council managed not to follow correct procedure.
Abuse victim: Baby Peter The report states: "The first half of the year saw a slight decline on the high number of registrations recorded last year, but numbers in general remain high and have not returned to the levels reported prior to the Haringey case in 2008.
Summary: A coroner has ruled that an inquest will not take place into the death of Baby Peter in London.
Now a report by social services chiefs has concluded that the impact of the death of baby Peter Connelly in August 2007 was a key factor in the massive rise in the number of child protection plans.
The comparison with the London borough of Haringey, where Ms Brazil was hired to rescue social services from the fallout of the Baby Peter scandal, are all too obvious.
THE death of Baby Peter has led to a "chronic shortage" of foster carers, a charity warned today.