Carer dating sex
The girl, referred to as Claire although this is not her real name, was taken into care at the age of six after a 32-year-old friend of her brother sexually abused her as she lay in the same bed as her mum, who had been drinking.
After several months living with her grandmother, she was placed with a couple named as Mr and Mrs George (not their real names) in south London, in 2012.
A child contracted gonorrhea and chlamydia at age seven or eight after she was abused by her foster father.
Teachers, who had known Claire since she was in reception, knew this was unusual and reported it to social services, but social workers thought it must have been down to the sexual abuse she suffered previously and failed to investigate.Another care worker said staff at her council had been told that trips to lap dancing clubs could be funded, if it could be argued that it would help the "mental and physical well being" of their client.In response to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests, four local authorities describe themselves as "condoning" the payment of sex workers by disabled clients, using money transferred from their budgets.An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph can disclose that exotic holidays, internet dating subscriptions and adventure breaks, as well as visits to sex workers and lap dancing clubs have been permitted under the system.His social worker, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said social services were there to identify and meet the needs of their clients – which, in the case of an angry and frustrated young man, meant paying for sex.