The government is seeking public input on amendments to the statutory guidance found in the Working Together to Safeguard Children documents.

This consultation, is accessible through-

Working Together to Safeguard Children: changes to statutory guidance – Department for Education – Citizen Space

It invites participants to assess the current guidelines for safeguarding children and families. It also seeks opinions on collaborative efforts and information sharing among organisations, the role of education in safeguarding, and proposed changes in the support provided to families.

The consultation period commenced on June 21, 2023, and will conclude on September 6. All individuals, including children in care, care leavers, families, and staff from local authorities and schools, are encouraged to contribute.

We kindly request your active participation in this consultation and encourage you to share it with those who may be impacted by the proposed changes, either professionally or personally.

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July 20, 2023

Molly Venn