Child sexual abuse, safeguarding failures and mandatory reporting

The Government’s view on mandatory reporting

On 10 September, Baroness Walmsley (LD) asked an oral question in the Lords about how the Government plans to respond to the report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse regarding safeguarding failures at Downside and Ampleforth schools, published in August 2018.

In reply, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education, Lord Agnew of Oulton, said this: Continue reading