Safeguarding news and statements

Read safeguarding news and statements from the National Safeguarding Team.
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    IICSA preliminary hearing

    26/01/2018

    NEWS / The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s (IICSA) next preliminary hearing into the Anglican church investigation will be heard on Tuesday January 30.

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    Publication of Bishop George Bell independent review

    15/12/2017

    The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Team (NST,) has today published the key findings and recommendations, along with the full report, from the independent review into the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case.

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    Timing of publication of independent review of the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case

    20/11/2017

    NEWS / Timing of publication of independent review of the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case

     
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    Statement from Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu and Bishop of Chester, Dr Peter Forster

    17/10/2017

    NEWS / Statement from Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu and Bishop of Chester. Dr Peter Forster.

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    Statement on mediation with survivor Gilo

    15/10/2017

    The Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler and the Bishop at Lambeth (previously Bishop of Truro), Tim Thornton, met a survivor Gilo recently for a mediated meeting. 

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    Statement on IICSA hearing

    04/10/2017

    Following today's preliminary hearing held by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA, chaired by Professor Alexis Jay, the Church of England has issued the following statement.

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    Statement at end of IICSA Child Migration public hearing

    26/07/2017

    NEWS / Bishop of Bath and Wells, Peter Hancock, the Church of England's lead safeguarding bishop.

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    Independent report into the Church's handling of Peter Ball case

    22/06/2017

    NEWS / An Abuse of Faith, the independent report by Dame Moira Gibb into the Church's handling of the Bishop Peter Ball case, has been published today.  

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    Elliott Review progress report

    31/03/2017

    NEWS /  The Church of England's National Safeguarding Team has today published a progress report, one year on from the Elliott Review