Safeguarding news and views

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

    Synod supports safeguarding apology and commitment to tighten procedures


    NEWS / General Synod voted today to acknowledge and apologise for past safeguarding wrongs. It also voted to endorse work on legislative and non-legislative changes to tighten procedures which have been identified following the Chichester Commissaries interim and final safeguarding reports.

  2. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Response to Interim Report of the Archbishops Chichester Visitation


    NEWS / The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham, today responded as Chair of the Joint Safeguarding Liaison Group to the Interim Report of the Archbishop's Chichester Visitation.