Above is the video of Ann Clywd MP raising the issue of insurance companies and their part in covering up child sexual abuse in yesterday evening’s Adjournment Debate. The involvement of insurance companies in this issue takes many forms and Ann Clwyd refers to a few examples in her speech. With permission from Teresa Cooper, who very unusually for a survivor has a wealth of documented evidence of her own abuse, I want to give the reader an example of how the influence of insurance companies has been used to prevent survivors of abuse from getting justice.
This example dates from when Teresa was 16 years old when she had been placed in foster care but Teresa also has documented evidence of sexual abuse she suffered when she was below that age while at Kendall House.
For legal reasons I’ve redacted the surname of the foster carers but it…
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