ChildLine is a charity organisation set up some 25 years ago by Esther Rantzen to provide a counselling service to children. Each year, a report is published which, as well as setting out statistical data, identifies what children see as their most important concerns. Statistics show that ChildLine received 1.5 million requests for help last…

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The first issue discussed on today’s Jeremy Vine Show on Radio 2 was dealing with recent allegations about the private life of the late Sir Jimmy Saville and possible inappropriate relationships with under age girls. Callers included Esther Rantzen who was speaking in her capacity as a founding member of Childline. One of the other…

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