Judge Wright said the physical effects to the boy from living in "truly appalling" conditions may have been remedied but the psychological harm "will be unknown"."It is bound, in my judgment, to be profound," he said.
He said it had been submitted that the child's mother was "subordinate" to her "dominant" partner but he ruled their culpability was equal."You were his mother and it seems to me that you were not someone cowered by your co-accused," he said.
You were in a position to stand up (to him) and you did not.
"Your counsel say that you were someone who loved your son very much. If that was so, how can you behave like this?
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