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Operation Jasmine: Review due

First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced that there will be an independent review into the alleged abuse and neglect of over 100 older people at six care homes in the South Wales Valleys.

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Operation Jasmine: Independent review announced

The First Minister made the announcement in plenary this afternoon Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced that there will be an independent review into the alleged abuse and neglect of over 100 older people at six care homes in the South Wales Valleys.

The alleged abuse is said to have taken place between 1996 and 2001, resulting in Operation Jasmine - one of the most intensive police investigations ever undertaken in Wales.

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