Social workers should be able to recommend irreversible sterilisation for parents who abuse their children, according to a top academic.
Professor David Marsland, emeritus scholar of sociology and health sciences at Brunel University and professorial research fellow in sociology at the University of Buckingham, claims sterilisation is the only way to prevent abusers from continuing to harm their children.
Marsland will defend his controversial views during a live debate on BBC Radio 4's Iconoclasts tomorrow at 8pm.
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