Essex social worker suspended for having 'extreme porn'

Essex social worker suspended for having 'extreme porn'

Essex social worker suspended for having 'extreme porn'

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A FORMER social worker found guilty of having extreme pornographic images has had his suspension extended.

Stewart Ford, from Little Wakering in Essex, was convicted in 2012 for having 50 videos and images on his home computer.

In 2013, the former Essex County Council employee was banned from social work for 12 months.

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has extended the suspension for a further year.

A conduct and competence committee decided his "fitness to practise" was still "impaired" because of his conviction.

The council's representative, David Allen, told the panel Mr Ford was trying to appeal against his conviction.

Mr Allen said that demonstrated Ford "had not yet accepted responsibility for the facts which led to his conviction, the serious and unacceptable nature of his conduct and how it adversely affects his professional status."

"He remains in denial," Mr Allen told the panel.

Mr Ford has been unemployed since he was fired by Essex County Council in 2010, when pornography was seized from his home.

Mr Ford's case will be considered again by the committee at a future date.

The council is the industry regulator for social care and can remove people from its register of professionals who meet its standards.

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3:07pm Tue 12 Aug 14

supermadmax says...

"extreme pornographic"

What is that ? Is he a peado ? Or just a little more frisky than most ?
"extreme pornographic" What is that ? Is he a peado ? Or just a little more frisky than most ? supermadmax
  • Score: -5

3:34pm Tue 12 Aug 14

emcee says...

supermadmax wrote:
"extreme pornographic"

What is that ? Is he a peado ? Or just a little more frisky than most ?
Quoted from Section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008:

(a)an act which threatens a person's life,

(b)an act which results, or is likely to result, in serious injury to a person's anus, breasts or genitals,

(c)an act which involves sexual interference with a human corpse, or

(d)a person performing an act of intercourse or oral sex with an animal (whether dead or alive), and a reasonable person looking at the image would think that any such person or animal was real.
[quote][p][bold]supermadmax[/bold] wrote: "extreme pornographic" What is that ? Is he a peado ? Or just a little more frisky than most ?[/p][/quote]Quoted from Section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008: (a)an act which threatens a person's life, (b)an act which results, or is likely to result, in serious injury to a person's anus, breasts or genitals, (c)an act which involves sexual interference with a human corpse, or (d)a person performing an act of intercourse or oral sex with an animal (whether dead or alive), and a reasonable person looking at the image would think that any such person or animal was real. emcee
  • Score: 7

3:59pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Robin Reliant says...

(c)an act which involves sexual interference with a human corpse, or..

now then now then..
(c)an act which involves sexual interference with a human corpse, or.. now then now then.. Robin Reliant
  • Score: 5

4:05pm Tue 12 Aug 14

n-unknown says...

If he has images in his possession which are deemed 'extreme' and warrants a suspension, then maybe it would be better for everyone if he is banned permanently.
If he has images in his possession which are deemed 'extreme' and warrants a suspension, then maybe it would be better for everyone if he is banned permanently. n-unknown
  • Score: 6

4:16pm Tue 12 Aug 14

pembury53 says...

can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do....
can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do.... pembury53
  • Score: -4

6:22pm Tue 12 Aug 14

runwellian says...

Far too many doctors with criminal convictions fro sexual abuse but still allowed to practice ... time they we were all struck off!
Far too many doctors with criminal convictions fro sexual abuse but still allowed to practice ... time they we were all struck off! runwellian
  • Score: 0

9:15pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Kim Gandy says...

pembury53 wrote:
can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do....
Are you for real? Do you cultivate stupidity or is it that you just can't help it?

This person is in a position of making decisions in the lives of vulnerable people and he's into weirdo sex.

So you'd be happy for him to be dealing with a member of your family then?
[quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do....[/p][/quote]Are you for real? Do you cultivate stupidity or is it that you just can't help it? This person is in a position of making decisions in the lives of vulnerable people and he's into weirdo sex. So you'd be happy for him to be dealing with a member of your family then? Kim Gandy
  • Score: 1

9:33pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Kim Gandy says...

runwellian wrote:
Far too many doctors with criminal convictions fro sexual abuse but still allowed to practice ... time they we were all struck off!
I am amazed at the number of incompetent/weirdo/n
utjob/pc and warmist yoghurt knitters are allowed to hold positions in authority or in positions where they adjudicate on others.

And I am utterly shocked at what such people can get away with and still maintain responsible and highly paid positions.

This country is a corrupt sleazehole right from the top downwards. There are decent people inside the termite mound that is politics and also in private and public sector - but unfortunately they are prevented from having too much say by the deranged leftwing scum that seems to infest every layer of society.

Yes, whether you like it or not, liberal left, or libertarian.. all extremely dodgy and prepared to acknowledge or condone any type of perversion. Party politics is full of them which is why I binned it.

The workplace, also, is full of these vermin, as such lax and disgusting attitudes filter down from the top.

Why do you think whistleblowers are treated so badly?

Such scum detests the truth and loathes those who speak it.

And there are a number of such morons that infest this website. However, the truth is beginning to come out as the pressure cooker is now beginning to reach boiling point. and is now threatening to blow.

Those of you who will no doubt now unleash their venom on me as usual, will show yourselves as such sympathisers with this sort of scum and would be better employed trying to clean up the cesspit this country has now become, largely thanks to Labour's disastrous 13 year regime which has been followed by the utter incompetence of this government, presided over as it is, by an inept and ineffectual Tory and a totally out of touch and ludicrous deputy.

And Farage will fare no better as he is surrounded by a ragbag of left v right extremist nutters. The only decent members of any party, with the exception of Basildon Labour and the Wickford contingent of UKIP, are those at grass roots level.

I'm afraid this country is now so far gone, I despair of ever seeing a government in my lifetime that will give it a good bottoming and once and for all, come down hard on some of the utter lowlife riffraff that infests every orifice of private and public sector.
[quote][p][bold]runwellian[/bold] wrote: Far too many doctors with criminal convictions fro sexual abuse but still allowed to practice ... time they we were all struck off![/p][/quote]I am amazed at the number of incompetent/weirdo/n utjob/pc and warmist yoghurt knitters are allowed to hold positions in authority or in positions where they adjudicate on others. And I am utterly shocked at what such people can get away with and still maintain responsible and highly paid positions. This country is a corrupt sleazehole right from the top downwards. There are decent people inside the termite mound that is politics and also in private and public sector - but unfortunately they are prevented from having too much say by the deranged leftwing scum that seems to infest every layer of society. Yes, whether you like it or not, liberal left, or libertarian.. all extremely dodgy and prepared to acknowledge or condone any type of perversion. Party politics is full of them which is why I binned it. The workplace, also, is full of these vermin, as such lax and disgusting attitudes filter down from the top. Why do you think whistleblowers are treated so badly? Such scum detests the truth and loathes those who speak it. And there are a number of such morons that infest this website. However, the truth is beginning to come out as the pressure cooker is now beginning to reach boiling point. and is now threatening to blow. Those of you who will no doubt now unleash their venom on me as usual, will show yourselves as such sympathisers with this sort of scum and would be better employed trying to clean up the cesspit this country has now become, largely thanks to Labour's disastrous 13 year regime which has been followed by the utter incompetence of this government, presided over as it is, by an inept and ineffectual Tory and a totally out of touch and ludicrous deputy. And Farage will fare no better as he is surrounded by a ragbag of left v right extremist nutters. The only decent members of any party, with the exception of Basildon Labour and the Wickford contingent of UKIP, are those at grass roots level. I'm afraid this country is now so far gone, I despair of ever seeing a government in my lifetime that will give it a good bottoming and once and for all, come down hard on some of the utter lowlife riffraff that infests every orifice of private and public sector. Kim Gandy
  • Score: -4

8:03am Wed 13 Aug 14

cropped hero says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
pembury53 wrote:
can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do....
Are you for real? Do you cultivate stupidity or is it that you just can't help it?

This person is in a position of making decisions in the lives of vulnerable people and he's into weirdo sex.

So you'd be happy for him to be dealing with a member of your family then?
No, read the article. He is suspended from work, so he is not dealing with clients.
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do....[/p][/quote]Are you for real? Do you cultivate stupidity or is it that you just can't help it? This person is in a position of making decisions in the lives of vulnerable people and he's into weirdo sex. So you'd be happy for him to be dealing with a member of your family then?[/p][/quote]No, read the article. He is suspended from work, so he is not dealing with clients. cropped hero
  • Score: 0

6:11pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Gay Ray says...

If he really thinks he's going to get his suspension lifted I think he's flogging a dead horse or at least watching someone else doing it.
If he really thinks he's going to get his suspension lifted I think he's flogging a dead horse or at least watching someone else doing it. Gay Ray
  • Score: 1

7:22pm Wed 13 Aug 14

supermadmax says...

pembury53 wrote:
can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do....
Excellent haha!
[quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: can't really blame him living there, can't be much else to do....[/p][/quote]Excellent haha! supermadmax
  • Score: 1

11:47pm Wed 13 Aug 14

andyman1971 says...

emcee wrote:
supermadmax wrote:
"extreme pornographic"

What is that ? Is he a peado ? Or just a little more frisky than most ?
Quoted from Section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008:

(a)an act which threatens a person's life,

(b)an act which results, or is likely to result, in serious injury to a person's anus, breasts or genitals,

(c)an act which involves sexual interference with a human corpse, or

(d)a person performing an act of intercourse or oral sex with an animal (whether dead or alive), and a reasonable person looking at the image would think that any such person or animal was real.
It's probably not child related pictures, more than likely extreme pictures, that an ordinary person of his age and position would think is beyond the acceptance of society. Unfortunately in this currant climate for this fellow, he is marked for life. In his trusted position, rightly so.
[quote][p][bold]emcee[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]supermadmax[/bold] wrote: "extreme pornographic" What is that ? Is he a peado ? Or just a little more frisky than most ?[/p][/quote]Quoted from Section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008: (a)an act which threatens a person's life, (b)an act which results, or is likely to result, in serious injury to a person's anus, breasts or genitals, (c)an act which involves sexual interference with a human corpse, or (d)a person performing an act of intercourse or oral sex with an animal (whether dead or alive), and a reasonable person looking at the image would think that any such person or animal was real.[/p][/quote]It's probably not child related pictures, more than likely extreme pictures, that an ordinary person of his age and position would think is beyond the acceptance of society. Unfortunately in this currant climate for this fellow, he is marked for life. In his trusted position, rightly so. andyman1971
  • Score: 1

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