Home Office: Tackling Child Sexual Abuse Strategy 2021 | No strategy, few proposals and little money

A claim repeated by Home Secretaries of all stripes

The critique uses our default two column format to highlight the many shortcomings in the Home Office ‘strategy’ document. It has the appearance of a defence paper designed to assist government minimise/dismiss any meaningful recommendations made by IICSA in its final report expected during the first half of 2022.

Our critique is available here

October 5th, 2021|

‘The Church has some form of Mandatory Reporting’ (Peter Hancock – Lead Bishop for Safeguarding) | “Oh no it hasn’t!”

It’s panto season – is it ever not with Church of England Safeguarding ?

On the 14th July 2019, Bishop Peter Hancock featured on BBC r4 Sunday programme which reported on IICSA’s final hearing into child abuse within the Anglican Church.

During the programme, which highlighted that Archbishops Welby and Sentamu both called for the introduction of statutory mandatory reporting Peter Hancock, the lead Bishop for safeguarding, in an ‘off-air’ exchange with the BBC journalist, said this:

January 16th, 2020|