A senior policy analyst for the NSPCC says young witnesses can be questioned by barristers in an "aggressive way" when giving evidence in court in sexual abuse cases.
Lisa McCrindle told the BBC:
The courts are concentrating on the point of law, which is correct, but it means there is often little or no communication between the courts and the child.
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