Safeguarding news and statements

Read safeguarding news and statements from the National Safeguarding Team.
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    Opening statement in IICSA hearing

    05/03/2018

    NEWS / The first day of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) hearing into the Anglican Church in England and Wales - looking at the diocese of Chichester as a case study - heard opening statements from representatives of all the core participants.

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    Church of England statement on IICSA’s Child Migration Report

    01/03/2018

    A statement from the Church of England on IICSA’s Child Migration Report.

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    Safeguarding presentation at General Synod

    12/02/2018

    NEWS / The Bishop of Bath and Wells, Peter Hancock, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop addressed February’s Synod on national developments and the Church’s preparation for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA.

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    Statement on Bishop George Bell case: Bishop Peter Hancock

    31/01/2018

    NEWS / Statement on Bishop George Bell case

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    Statement on Bishop George Bell case: National Safeguarding Team

    31/01/2018

    NEWS / Statement from National Safeguarding Team on Bishop Bell case

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    Statement from lead safeguarding bishop on IICSA hearing

    30/01/2018

    NEWS / "IICSA has announced today further details of the investigation into the Anglican Church in England and Wales, focusing on the Chichester case study, with the first public hearing in March.

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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