Safeguarding news and views

Read safeguarding news and statements from the National Safeguarding Team.
  1. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Review of Trevor Devamanikkam case

    22/11/2019

    NEWS / Safeguarding consultant Jane Humphreys has been appointed as the independent reviewer into the Church of England’s handling of the allegations relating to the late Revd Trevor Devamanikkam.

  2. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Safeguarding Sunday Oct 13

    01/10/2019

    NEWS / Bishop Peter Hancock, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop on Safeguarding Sunday

  3. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Independent review into Smyth case

    13/08/2019

    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.

  4. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Past Cases Review 2 protocols published

    01/08/2019

    STATEMENT / Protocols and practice guidance for the Church of England’s Past Cases Review 2, (PCR2) have been published today.

  5. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Safeguarding General Synod July 2019

    07/07/2019

    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. 

  6. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Archbishops Council IICSA Opening Statement

    01/07/2019

    STATEMENT / Archbishops Council IICSA Opening Statement

  7. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Church of England response to IICSA’s report

    27/06/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England has published today its response to IICSA’s report. 

  8. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Safeguarding Data Report 2015-17

    19/06/2019

    REPORT / Safeguarding Data Report Published

  9. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on IICSA Truth Project report

    30/05/2019

    NEWS / Statement on IICSA Truth Project report

  10. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    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.