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Welcome to Phil Frampton.co.uk

 Phil Frampton D.Phil h.c.

This site will tell you about my background and the services I offer.


My approach to freelance work derives from many years of self employment across a spectrum of interconnecting fields that feed each other. As a result I can offer an experienced, measured, prompt and engaging service for your organisation in the fields of:



I have an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from London Metropolitan University and previously was an Honorary Teaching Fellow at the University of London (Birkbeck College).  I am also a former Director of Co-operative Business Consultants and Co-operatives North West.

My latest book, Youth and the Mystery Wall,was published in March 2022 by the International Federation of Social Workers as a free ebook downloadable by clicking Youth and the Mystery Wall.  One can also listen to the  accompanying promotional video here (Youth and the Mystery Wall) .


For more detail regarding my service offer and experience, please click on the tabs above or email phil@philframpton.co.uk


Bring Back the Orphanages - The Insider, Channel 4

Read more on this programme here.

Watch the video here.

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You can download the Revised 3rd Edition of my childhood memoir, The Golly in the Cupboard  Kindle version here 

You can watch my latest dance video I Can't Sleep ft. Nayana Josan here 

You can listen to my beautiful track Our Town Now with the virtuoso solo concert violinist, Ksenia Dubrovskaya here

Youth and the Mystery Wall on the importance of collective empowerment for teenagers and the impact of societal attempts at its frustration, March 2022

Interviewed by teenagers about Youth and the Mystery Wall, AllFM Radio. April 2022

Interviewed about Youth and the Mystery Wall in BASW's  the social worker journal, June 2022

BBC1 TV interview about the survivors' battle for justice from the National Child Abuse Inquiry in 2014 and 2016

Forced Child Adoptions Apology Campaign Goes to Parliament in 2012 and in 2013 

to BBC Breakfast TV.and North West Tonight


Rosemundy - BBC TV News (2012) on the plight of unmarried mothers who gave birth in secret at Rosemundy House in St Agnes, Cornwall.


The Crying Shame - BBC Radio - the fate of many unmarried mothers in the 50s and 60s - the English Magdalene Laundries (2012)


Community Care Magazine article Bring back the Orphanages - how the German model might show the way forward for the UK. (2011)


Suzi Hoffman Desert Island Disks on Salford City radio interviews me about my life. Jan 2011.

Presenter of 'The Insider' Channel 4 TV "Bring back the Orphanages" March 2007.  See the full video here.

"Wicked" Interview with author Jilly Cooper in Community Care Magazine June 2006

Tracy Beaker - Interview with Jacqueline Wilson. Guardian Society 23 March 2005


Radio 4 "Making a Stand" interview with Fergal Keane (2005)

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