Safeguarding news & statements

Read safeguarding news and statements from the National Safeguarding Team.
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    Safeguarding Data Report 2015-17

    19/06/2019

    REPORT / Safeguarding Data Report Published

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    Statement on IICSA Truth Project report

    30/05/2019

    NEWS / Statement on IICSA Truth Project report

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    Independent lessons learnt review into Bishop Whitsey case

    22/05/2019

    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.

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    Statement on IICSA report from members of House of Bishops

    17/05/2019

    STATEMENT / IICSA response by members of the House of Bishops

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    Archbishop of Canterbury statement on Bishop of Lincoln

    16/05/2019

    STATEMENT / Bishop of Lincoln

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    Publication of IICSA report into Anglican Church 

    09/05/2019

    STATEMENT / The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA, has today published its report into the Anglican Church

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    Response to BBC Panorama programme

    29/04/2019

    STATEMENT / Lead safeguarding Bishop responds to BBC Panorama programme.

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    BBC Panorama

    26/04/2019

    STATEMENT / BBC Panorama this Monday (April 29) will feature interviews with survivors of church-related abuse in a programme entitled 'Scandal in the Church of England'.

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    The Church of England welcomes the final SCIE overview report

    04/04/2019

    The Church of England welcomes the final SCIE (Social Care Institute for Excellence) overview report, published today, which details the learning from the 42 independent diocesan safeguarding audits and findings on improving responses to survivors of abuse. 

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    National Safeguarding Team statement on Bishop Bell

    24/01/2019

    STATEMENT / Statement issued by the National Safeguarding Team.