Various Claimants vs Leicestershire CC – 2nd April 1996
Posted on: August 15, 2017
Various Claimants – v – Leicestershire County Council (2nd April 1996)
High Court, Queen’s Bench Division before the Honourable Mr. Justice Potts
The claims arose out of severe abuse and maltreatment perpetrated by Frank Beck, a former sergeant of the Marines with a qualification in social work. Frank Beck was the Officer in Charge of the Defendant’s Children’s Homes in Leicestershire (Poplars Children’s Home; Ratcliffe Road Children’s Home; The Beeches Children’s Home and Leicester Forest East) between 1973 and 1986. The claims were successful and the Claimants received compensation.