Quick Exit

James Tasker was placed at Marylands School after a psychiatric referral. James describes the sexual culture at the school and the sexual abuse he suffered by several St John of God brothers and a pupil. James will also talk about his disclosure of abuse, how the abuse impacted his life and his experience of making a statement to the Police for their criminal investigation. 

Witness statement of James Tasker for Marylands School public hearing

PDF, 4.2 MB

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