But not enough.
John Hemming’s gone very quiet, Tim is debating my mum’s vulnerability and the fact that I don’t have enough reported cases to my name to comment on the fact that Hemming and JFF appear to be encouraging vulnerable families to leave the UK and go to a house which is profoundly unsafe.
I have discussed all this in more detail here.
I have asked some questions of Hemming, JFF and Tim. I have got some answers from Tim via Twitter and his responses that thrown up even more intriguing questions.
For my own sanity here is a handy cut out and keep guide to the information we have at the moment. I will probably get it laminated.
|Question put||Tim’s response||My comments.|
|When did JFF/JH/IJ start sending parents to Gena’s house||We never started||But a parent has provided a message from JH saying ‘why not go to Genas’?
Tim confirms JFF had a meeting and agreed to continue ‘not to send’ people to Gena. What was discussed at that meeting?
Why did JH buy Gena a caravan to house other parents if JFF weren’t sending them?
|How much money has JFF/JH/IJ paid to Gena||Not answered||Gena says JH paid for a caravan at her address in France where parents could stay|
|If they paid her money, what was it for?||Not answered|
|Is source of money donations from public or from private purse of JH/IJ?||Not answered||We need to know if members of the public are being solicited for money by JFF|
|What checks/risk assessment do they carry out||Claims they have never sent any parents to Gena so never needed to assess her||But JH has clearly advised a parent to go to Gena’s. So this response is untrue and we need to know more about their assessment process.
Why did JH buy Gena a caravan to house other parents, if JFF wasn’t sending them?
|What did they know about the conditions at Gena’s house||Claims never sent any parents there so wouldn’t need to know.||So what on earth was being discussed at the meeting about Gena? Why does Tim say that JFF gave advice NOT to go to Genas? What did they know, and when did they know it?|
|When did they know that mothers were complaining about abuse and theft at Genas?||Not answered||Again, we need to know when the meeting was at JFF about Gena and what was said|
|When did they know that Gena was living with a man who poses a clear sexual risk to children?||Not answered||Again, we need to know when the meeting was at JFF about Gena and what was said|
|Do JH/JFF/IJ refer ‘mums on the run’ to any other people?||Claims not.||This is not supported by what others say. JFF need to be utterly open and transparent about their activities in this regard.|
Some other issues
Attempts are now being made to show that the mother’s who have raised this issue with me are themselves mentally unwell and unfit parents.
So I ask JFF very clearly. You say you didn’t assess Gena because you weren’t sending anyone to her.
Then why were you advising and helping mothers to leave the jurisdiction that you are now describing as mentally unwell and unfit parents?
Just how many families have you helped leave the jurisdiction?
Gena says John Hemming has sent her 4 families.
Is this true.
Please be open and honest about what you are doing. Vulnerable children – and vulnerable mothers – are being put at considerable risk of harm by those who persuade them to leave the jurisidiction. If JFF and its advisers really are able to offer a good quality legal representation for parents, if they are ‘winning’ so many cases, then they don’t need to encourage parents to ‘flee’.