Safeguarding news and views

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

    IICSA update

    09/03/2018

    NEWS / The schedule for the second week of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, looking at the Church of England, has been published.

  2. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on Matthew Ineson case

    07/03/2018

    Due to a BBC report this week and comments on social media the National Safeguarding Team has issued a statement to clarify details of the case.

  3. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    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.

  4. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    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.

  5. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    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.

  6. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on Bishop George Bell case: Bishop Peter Hancock

    31/01/2018

    NEWS / Statement on Bishop George Bell case

  7. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on Bishop George Bell case: National Safeguarding Team

    31/01/2018

    NEWS / Statement from National Safeguarding Team on Bishop Bell case

  8. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    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.

  9. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    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.