Statement on the trial of former employee Christopher Bridger

“When these serious allegations came to light we suspended Mr Bridger in October 2012 and, following a thorough investigation, he was dismissed in July 2013. We took this matter extremely seriously and have provided support to those who made the allegations. We will continue to support those staff who require further help to assist them through what has been an very difficult time and we praise them for their courage in coming forward.”