Baby P mum decision expected

A parole board is expected to decide today whether to release the mother of Baby P from prison. Tracey Connelly from Tottenham was jailed indefinitely in May 2009 for doing nothing while her son was tortured to death.

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Baby P mum's remorse 'not deciding factor' in release

The remorse of the mother of Baby P will no be a deciding factor in her release, the Chairman of the National Association of Probation Officers (NAPO) has told Daybreak.

Tom Rendon said the deciding factor in Tracey Connelly's release from prison would be the safety of the public.

It was also "unlikely" if Ms Connelly was released, she would be moved back to Tottenham, where Baby P died in August 2007.

Read more: Baby P death: Man back in jail

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'No new identity' for Baby P's mother Tracey Connelly

Baby P's mother will not be given a new identity when she is released from prison, the Daily Mail reports.

A decision on whether to release Tracey Connelly is expected today. Credit: Met Police

Tracey Connelly, who was jailed in May 2009 for doing nothing to stop her son being tortured to death, could be released this week without protection.

Ministers reportedly decided that the 32-year-old should not be given a new identity and police protection when she leaves prison.

A source told the newspaper: "It is very rare to give prisoners a new identity. The bar is extremely high and Tracey Connelly did not cross that threshold."

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Decision expected on whether to free Baby P mother

A parole board is expected to decide today whether to release the mother of Baby P from prison.

Peter Connelly, known as Baby P, was 17 months old when he died. Credit: Family handout

Tracey Connelly was jailed indefinitely in May 2009 - with a recommendation she serve a minimum of five years - for doing nothing while her son was tortured to death by her boyfriend Steven Barker and his brother Jason Owen.

Baby Peter died at the family home in Tottenham, north London, on August 3, 2007 after suffering around 50 separate injuries.