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Ruling is awaited on abuse appeal

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Posted: 03 Aug 2012 @ 12:31

THE Supreme Court last week heard an appeal arising from a group action in which about 170 claimants allege that they were sexually and/or physically abused at a school known as St William's, in Market Weighton.

The abuse is alleged to have taken place between 1958 and 1992. The proceedings were brought against two groups of defendants: first, defendants connected with the Roman Catholic diocese of Middlesbrough, who were responsible at certain times for the management of the ...

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