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February 2022

Safeguarding jobs round up – 25 February 2022

25th February 2022

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world of safeguarding. Below are a selection of jobs which will…

Jersey children’s services inquiry into online data share

23rd February 2022

Following an inquiry, Jersey’s States said it had taken steps to make improvements At a glance Jersey’s children’s services was found to have failed to meet its responsibilities for the…

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes council makes ‘optimistic’ calls on child safety: report

23rd February 2022

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes (Handout/PA) (PA Media) A council inspected after the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes makes “over-optimistic” decisions on safeguarding in a significant minority of cases which lack professional curiosity, a report has…

Catholic Church calls Scottish govt’s guidelines on underage sex ‘morally bankrupt’

23rd February 2022

LEICESTER, United Kingdom – An official of the Catholic Church in Scotland has called the Scottish government’s new guidelines on underage sex “morally bankrupt.” The Scottish Government’s National Child Protection…

Solihull: Arthur Labinjo-Hughes report uncovers help delay

21st February 2022

Vulnerable children living where schoolboy Arthur Labinjo-Hughes was tortured and killed have to wait too long for help, a report has found. Arthur, six, died in June 2020 following a…

Teacher admits sexual relationship with pupil at Glasgow school

21st February 2022

A teacher at a private school in Glasgow has pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a pupil for more than two years. Nicola Park, 42, befriended the girl…

Child protection expert has ‘serious concerns’ about how Leeds Council investigates child abuse cases

21st February 2022

A child protection expert has said she has “serious concerns” at how Leeds City Council investigates the district’s most extreme child abuse cases. The comments came during a meeting where…

The tragedy of Covid’s 100,000 ‘ghost children’ will make those who demanded never-ending lockdowns hang their privileged heads in shame

21st February 2022

‘Ghost children’ are youngsters who dropped off school registers in lockdown It emerged 100,000 children who were at school before Covid failed to go back  The news came after Arthur Labinjo-Hughes’s…

Racism in cricket: Essex charged by ECB over comment at board meeting in 2017

21st February 2022

Essex County Cricket Club have been charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board over an alleged racist comment at a board meeting in 2017. The club have also been…

Jack Ritchie inquest: Parents hope for gambling laws change

21st February 2022

The parents of a 24-year-old gambling addict hope an inquest into his death will speed up changes in betting laws. Jack Ritchie, who had been gambling since he was 17,…