Evidence published from Whorlton Hall Inspector, Mr Stanley Wilkinson
12 June 2019
The UK Parliament's Human Rights Committee publishes evidence from Mr Stanley Wilkinson, who led an inspection team and wrote a report on Whorlton Hall in 2015 which was unpublished by the CQC. Mr Stanley Wilkinson left the CQC following their decision not to publish his report.
- Inquiry: Detention of children and young people with learning disabilities and/or autism
- Joint Committee on Human Rights
The documents published consist of:
- Email correspondence from Mr Stanley Wilkinson to HR and Senior Management at the CQC explaining his decision to resign (pdf 140KB)
- A letter from the CQC to Whorlton hall responding to a complaint from them after the 2015 inspection. (pdf 4.5MB) (pdf 4.5MB) (pdf 4.5MB) (pdf 4.5MB) (pdf 4.5MB)
The Care Quality Commission's Chief Executive, Ian Trenholm and Dr Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector (Mental Health) are giving evidence to the UK Parliament Human Rights Committee.
This session follows the revelations by BBC Panorama of conditions in Whortlon Hall in County Durham, and forms part of the Committee's inquiry into conditions in learning disability inpatient units.