The Church of England has published Duty to “have due regard” to House of Bishops safeguarding guidance. In view of the importance of this term, the advice is reproduced below (with URL links added).
Duty to “have due regard” to House of Bishops safeguarding guidance
Background and context
The Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016 imposes a legal duty on the clergy, readers and lay workers, churchwardens and parochial church councils to “have due regard to guidance issued by the House of Bishops on matters relating to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults”. Continue reading