Updates for the Implementation of the Restructure of National Safeguarding Services for the Catholic Church
As part of an Independent Review commissioned by the Bishops Conference of England and Wales of the National Safeguarding Services for the Catholic Church, a series of recommendations are being implemented Nationally and Locally during 2021.
For more information please refer to the Executive Summary of the Independent Review and the Newsletter Updates that will be posted in this section regularly.
New victims’ panel to be set up as part of safeguarding reforms
Dear colleagues I am writing to you following the Short Term Task Group (STTG) meeting which took place on Friday afternoon. The work of the safeguarding project is drawing to a close, having established or nearly completed the new structures. Thanks to all of you who have been working on…
The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have appointed the former Chief Crown Prosecutor in the Rochdale grooming gang cases as the Chair of their new safeguarding agency. The appointment of Nazir Afzal as the Chair of the Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency (CSSA) was formally announced at an online press…
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