It can no longer be claimed that these institutions were private and that 'the vast majority' of the girls and women entered voluntarily as has been claimed by former minister Batt O'Keeffe and testimony before the UN Committee Against Torture given by Sean Aylward, the former secretary general of the Department of Justice.
More top news
John Barnes would like to work again as a football manager, but is being hindered due to the colour of his skin.
Katie Hopkins has been reported to police after being accused of inciting racial hatred in Rochdale.
Some in Number 10 will be cheered by latest ComRes poll which puts the Tories four points ahead but Leaders' debate is still important.