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Sex offender checks welcomed

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People across England and Wales will be able to check with the police whether individuals dealing with their children have any history of child sex offences. A similar scheme will operate in Scotland. Donald Findlater of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation discusses the new scheme with Margaret Ann Cummings, whose eight year-old son Mark was murdered by a convicted paedophile, Stuart Leggate, who lived in the same tower block as Margaret Ann Cummings' family.

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