Safeguarding news and statements

Read safeguarding news and statements from the National Safeguarding Team.
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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

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    Churches urged to respond well to domestic abuse

    15/03/2017

    NEWS / Responding Well to Domestic Abuse: Policy and Practice Guidance

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    Statement from Bishop of Guildford, Andrew Watson

    06/02/2017

    NEWS / Statement from Bishop of Guildford, Andrew Watson.

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    Statement on John Smyth allegations

    01/02/2017

    NEWS / Statement from National Safeguarding Adviser.

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    Kendall House Review update

    01/12/2016

    NEWS / Update on Kendall House review.