"It will never leave us"

170 former pupils say that they were victims of a brutal regime which went unchecked for thirty years at St WIlliams School, where it is alleged that a catalogue of sexual and physical abuse took place.

Whilst the Supreme Court's decision is seen to be a landmark for securing liability for the cases of abuse at the school, it will not bring the closure that victims like Lance Basnett need.

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Abuse victims' compensation

The supreme Court has ruled that two Catholic organisations are liable for compensating victims of abuse at a Children's home.