Read safeguarding news and statements from the National Safeguarding Team.
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    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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    Response to BBC 2 documentary on Peter Ball

    14/01/2020

    A statement from Bishop Peter Hancock, Church of England lead safeguarding bishop:

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    BBC2 documentary on Peter Ball

    07/01/2020

    The BBC has confirmed it is screening a documentary on the Peter Ball case.

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    Update on Safe Spaces following media report

    21/12/2019

    Safe Spaces is planned as a vital support service for survivors of church-related abuse across the Church of England and the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

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    Review of Trevor Devamanikkam case

    22/11/2019

    NEWS / Safeguarding consultant Jane Humphreys has been appointed as the independent reviewer into the Church of England’s handling of the allegations relating to the late Revd Trevor Devamanikkam.

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    Safeguarding Sunday Oct 13

    01/10/2019

    NEWS / Bishop Peter Hancock, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop on Safeguarding Sunday

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    Independent review into Smyth case

    13/08/2019

    NEWS / Details of the independent review into the Church of England’s handling of allegations against the late John Smyth QC have been published today.

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    Past Cases Review 2

    01/08/2019

    STATEMENT / Protocols and practice guidance for the Church of England’s Past Cases Review 2, (PCR2) have been published today.

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    Safeguarding General Synod July 2019

    07/07/2019

    NEWS / Presentation from lead safeguarding bishop, Peter Hancock, is below. Synod also heard from Meg Munn, Independent chair of the National Safeguarding Panel and survivor, Phil Johnson. 

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    Archbishops Council IICSA Opening Statement

    01/07/2019

    STATEMENT / Archbishops Council IICSA Opening Statement


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