[#ScoutsAbuse 8] William Henry Twigg 1988 Jun 7 Court of Appeal

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William Henry Twigg worked most of his life he was a bus driver and retired after a heart attack at the age of 56. He was involved in the Scouting movement for the best part of 40 years, and at the time of these offfencs was assistant scout leader of a troop in Surrey.

He was convicted of indecent assault and gross indecency with a boy aged 13. Twigg also behaved indecently when they were alone together in the Scout hut in March 1987 which i when they were caught doing so by the Cub Scout leader.

The Cub Scout leader at once got in touch with his superior, the group Scout leader, and a little more than an hour later the two of them confronted the appellant and required his immediate resignation from the movement. It was at once obtained. They then saw the boy, who revealed that indecencies…

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