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i had 2 children who suffered bullying. i mental resulting

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i had 2 children who suffered bullying. i mental resulting in bulimia .a son who was bullied to the point of committing crime at 14. assessed by education psychologist at 11 who found he couldn't cope in main stream school.and has reoffended all his life into adulthood and is now 32. because i would not say it was a bad parenting issue the local authority have removed my grandaughter who i have had in my sole care for 2 years but who lived with me for all her life 3 years 10 months. medical help was got for my daughter gp + child psychologist to help with bulimia.helped son in every way police and parents.i do not think it fair to say bad parenting or to remove a happy child
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question
I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Could you explain what you would like to know about your position?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

is bullying bad parenting

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
May I ask was this the only reason given for the removal?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

drugs later aged 22 herself mother of 2 {bullimic). and grandaughters mother at 19

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Who was the child living with?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

me

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Where are the parents?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

father assessed as unsuitable,mother and father drug user. daughter lives close by

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
So why did Social services become involved after 3 years?
Claire