Shannon case review to stay private

It's emerged that the full facts over how social services and other agencies dealt with Shannon Matthews' family in the years leading up to her abduction will never be made public - to protect Shannon and her siblings.

It's claimed that publishing the precise details of a serious case review into Shannon's kidnapping by her mother and uncle, would put the youngsters' welfare at risk. Lisa Adlam reports.

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Shannon Matthew abduction

The full facts over how social services and other agencies dealt with Shannon Matthews' family in the years leading up to her abduction will never be made public - to protect Shannon and her siblings.