Wirral Safeguarding News

16 June 2022

Publication of new Pan Mersey NRM Exploitation Practice Guidance

16 June 2022

Child exploitation is a major, cross-cutting issue involving drugs, violence (including sexual violence), gangs, safeguarding, criminal and sexual exploitation, modern slavery, and missing children. Child victims of modern slavery should be referred into the Home Office National Referral Mechanism (NRM). The Practice Guidance document sets out the identification and local...

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23 May 2022

Independent Review of Children’s Social Care

23 May 2022

The Independent Review of Children's Social Care, chaired by Josh MacAlister was published today and can be found here: https://childrenssocialcare.independent-review.uk/final-report/   

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19 May 2022

Section 11 Topic 2 is now LIVE!

19 May 2022

Topic 2: Contextual Safeguarding Deadline 30th June 2022 Section 11 Section 175 (for schools and colleges only )

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18 May 2022

THREE PEOPLE ARRESTED IN COUNTY LINES DRUG DEALING

18 May 2022

Three people have been arrested following warrants executed today, Wednesday 18 May, in Liverpool, Wirral and Blackpool. Warrants were executed at addresses in Woolton in Liverpool, Birkenhead in Wirral and Blackpool following an investigation led by Merseyside Police to tackle County Lines drug dealing and the criminal exploitation of children....

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4 May 2022

Child Q 7 Minute Briefing

4 May 2022

The WSCP have published a 7 minute briefing summarising the Child Q Child Safeguarding Practice Review recently published by City and Hackney Safeguarding Partnership. In 2020, Child Q, a Black female child of secondary school age, was strip searched by female police officers from the Metropolitan Police. The search, which...

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