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The law does not say an age when you can leave a child on their own, but it's an offence to leave a child alone if it puts them at risk
If you think a child or young person is at risk or being abused or neglected, contact the children’s social care team at their local council.
Tell the local authority if you're worried that a child is being neglected or abused - call 999 if they’re in immediate danger
You may need a child performance licence for any child taking part in a public performance, sporting event or modelling assignment
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