Newspaper cuttings

Here’s a small selection of Martin’s stories for newspapers…

  • Guardian splash: Hidden surge of sexual abuse inside British hospitals – exclusive investigation (LINK)
  • Guardian splash: Investigation exposing MPs’ links to tax havens (LINK)
  • How National Lottery grants are handed to anti-gay Christian extremists (exclusive) (LINK)
  • ‘More than 300 rapes reported in schools in past three years’ – exclusive investigation for the Independent (LINK)
  • Series of articles for Private Eye investigating the Winterbourne View care home scandal and the failures of the Care Quality Commission watchdog. Articles have included: ‘Let sleeping watchdogs lie’, ‘Abuse of Process’ and ‘CQC at breaking point’.
  • ‘Inquiry launched after Islamic group holds segregated lecture’ – exclusive Guardian story which led to a national review of policy and an intervention by the prime minister (LINK)
  • Knacker Hacker – First in a series of articles for Private Eye exposing ongoing corruption allegations at Manchester Police
  • ‘Police ask blogger to remove tweet about Ukip’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • ‘Ukip MEP apologises for apparently calling charity boss a paedophile’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • ‘£500m in three years: what you paid to send diplomats’ children to school’ (exclusive for the Independent) (LINK)
  • ‘Sandhurst ‘betrays’ heroes of Mons – for £3m donation from the King of Bahrain’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • Guardian investigation into teachers grooming pupils on Facebook (LINK)
  • Guardian live-blog of the murder of Lee Rigby (LINK)
  • Guardian live-blog on the Nepal earthquake (LINK)
  • ‘Seven dead including gunman in mass murder California shooting’ (LINK)
  • ‘Old school chums’ – Private Eye exclusive Department for Education’s cosy links with the New Schools Network (LINK)
  • ‘David Cameron accused of getting sums wrong on spending cuts claim’ (LINK)
  • ‘Police bullying culture deterring whistleblowers, report warn’ (LINK)
  • ‘17,000 students sleeping in rooms containing lethal asbestos’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • ‘All in it together: George Osborne’s family business reveals big loss’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • ‘Unsafe havens: care homes are branded a fire hazard’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • ‘Student lad culture: the hidden victims of sexual abuse’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • How the Department for Education missed warning signs over an extremist school that was later closed down (exclusive for Private Eye(LINK)
  • ‘Competing British forces harmed Madeleine McCann search’ (LINK)
  • ‘Keith Vaz seeks ’emergency law’ to sack South Yorkshire PCC Shaun Wright’ (LINK)
  • How the chairman of the Care Quality Commission failed to declare financial interests (exclusive for Private Eye) (LINK)
  • ‘Nine out of 10 government apprenticeships dropped after placements’ (exclusive) (LINK)
  • ‘Unhappy Moneydays: struggling councils blow £750k on c-list stars (LINK to inside story) (LINK to front trail)
  • ‘Lessons in Death: schools’ knife crime epidemic’ (LINK)
  • ‘Dead cheap MP: he claims £1.35 expenses to attend voter’s funeral’ (LINK)
  • ‘Manorexia toll trebles in 10 years’ (LINK)
  • ‘Teachers attacked by thug kids aged 4′ (LINK)
  • ‘Guilty? You can work at Ministry of Justice: crooks, racists and thugs keep jobs’ (LINK)
  • ‘Cheats on beat: dozens of criminal cops allowed to keep jobs’ (LINK)