Safeguarding news and statements
NEWS / Bishop Peter Hancock, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop on Safeguarding Sunday
NEWS / Details of the independent review into the Church of England’s handling of allegations against the late John Smyth QC have been published today.
STATEMENT / Protocols and practice guidance for the Church of England’s Past Cases Review 2, (PCR2) have been published today.
NEWS / Presentation from lead safeguarding bishop, Peter Hancock, is below. Synod also heard from Meg Munn, Independent chair of the National Safeguarding Panel and survivor, Phil Johnson.
STATEMENT / Archbishops Council IICSA Opening Statement
NEWS / The Church of England has published today its response to IICSA’s report.
REPORT / Safeguarding Data Report Published
NEWS / Statement on IICSA Truth Project report
NEWS / His Hon David Pearl has been appointed by the National Safeguarding Team as chair of the independent lessons learnt review into the Whitsey case.
STATEMENT / IICSA response by members of the House of Bishops