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Updated guidance – Working Together to Safeguard Children

20th February 2017

Latest edition of Working Together to Safeguard Children has just been published – the statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. [Updated: Minor amendment to the guidance to add the definition of child sexual exploitation.]

This guidance is for:

  • local authority chief executives
  • directors of children’s services
  • chairs of local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs)
  • teachers and education staff
  • social workers
  • health service professionals
  • adult services
  • police officers
  • voluntary and community sector workers in contact with children and families

It applies to:

  • local authorities
  • all schools