Safeguarding news and statements

Read safeguarding news and statements from the National Safeguarding Team.
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    Bishop of Chichester statement following article in Brighton Argus

    03/02/2016

    NEWS / The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, has issued the following statement following an article published in the Brighton Argus Newspaper.

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    New Lead Bishop on Safeguarding

    25/01/2016

    NEWS / The Church of England has announced that the Rt Revd Peter Hancock, the Bishop of Bath and Wells, is to be the Church's new lead Bishop on Safeguarding.

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    Publication of pilot audits on safeguarding arrangements

    14/01/2016

    NEWS / The outcomes of four pilot independent audits into safeguarding arrangements in the Church of England have been published today.

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    Statement on Peter Ball letters released under FOI

    31/12/2015

    NEWS / Statement on Peter Ball letters released under FOI.

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    Response to Lord Justice Goddard announcement

    27/11/2015

    NEWS / Response to Lord Justice Goddard announcement.

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    Statement on the Rt. Revd George Bell, 1883 -1958

    22/10/2015

    NEWS / Statement on the Rt. Revd George Bell (1883 -1958).

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    Statement on the sentencing of Peter Ball

    07/10/2015

    NEWS / Statement on the sentencing of Peter Ball.

  8. Archbishop Commissions Independent Review of Peter Ball Case

    05/10/2015

    NEWS / Archbishop Commissions Independent Review of Peter Ball Case

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    Statement on conviction of Bishop Peter Ball

    08/09/2015

    NEWS / Statement from the Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, lead bishop on safeguarding.

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    Statement on Enoch Powell

    30/03/2015

    NEWS / In June 2014 one of the Church of England's safeguarding advisers contacted the Police with information concerning individuals against whom allegations had been made to a priest in the 1980s.