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

    #yourarenotalone

    01/05/2020

    The Domestic Abuse Bill returned to the Commons for its second reading this week, a reminder to think and act for those who during the COVID-19 restrictions are in lockdown with the very people who may cause them harm.  The Bishop of of London, Sarah Mullally, highlights the issue in her latest blog .  

    Bishop Sarah is a member of the National Safeguarding Steering Group 

  2. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    John Smyth review – timing of publication

    28/04/2020

    The Learning Lessons Review, commissioned by the Church of England, into its handling of the allegations of abuse committed by the late John Smyth continues to be delivered according to the terms of reference.

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    NSSG April 2020 report

    14/04/2020

    NSSG April 2020 report.

  4. Safeguarding blog from the Church of England.

    Blog from Lead Safeguarding Bishop

    01/04/2020

    Blog from new lead safeguarding bishop as he takes up the role.

  5. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Dean of Lincoln update

    12/03/2020

    A complaint under the Clergy Discipline Measure against the Dean of Lincoln, Christine Wilson, made by the national director of safeguarding has now been determined by the Bishop of Sheffield

  6. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    IICSA Child Migration update

    12/02/2020

    The accounts of abuse shared at IICSA’s Child Migration hearing were harrowing and we commend the bravery of those former child migrants who came forward to share their experiences at the Inquiry.

  7. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Overwhelming support for Synod safeguarding motion

    12/02/2020

    General Synod voted unanimously today to endorse the Church’s response to the five recommendations from IICSA and urged its national safeguarding steering group to work towards a more fully survivor-centred approach to safeguarding, including arrangements for redress for survivors.

  8. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    New Lead Safeguarding Bishop and Deputy Announced

    05/02/2020

    The Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs has been announced as the Church of England’s new lead safeguarding bishop, taking over from Bishop Peter Hancock, the Bishop of Bath and Wells who leaves the role at the end of February. 

  9. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Survivor voices vital to Past Cases Review 2

    27/01/2020

    Work is underway in all 42 dioceses on the Church of England's Past Cases Review 2 (PCR2) with a key focus on listening to survivors who want to come forward. The Church was criticised for not including their voices in the original PCR 2007/8 as shown in an independent scrutiny report, published in 2018.

  10. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    National Safeguarding Panel Appoints New Members

    21/01/2020

    The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Panel has appointed two new members. The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Panel has appointed two new members. 


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