Westfields Assessment Centre at Mirfield was operated by Kirklees Metropolitan Council. A large police investigation uncovered widespread physical and sexual abuse of children in care.

A four year police investigation, ‘Operation Clyde’ covered allegations of abuse at 19 children’s institutions in Kirklees. This led to a criminal trial where three convictions were secured.

Ian Brooke, who had been employed at Westfields and Rivendell Care Home in Dewsbury, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for rape and other sexual offences.

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