Consultation outcome

Working Together to Safeguard Children: revisions to statutory guidance

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Working Together to Safeguard Children and new regulations

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Summary of responses we received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.

Original consultation

Summary

We invite views on changes to the statutory guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children, new child death review guidance and new regulations.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on:

  • significant revisions to Working Together to Safeguard Children, the statutory guidance on what’s expected of organisations to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • 2 sets of statutory instruments (regulations) needed to support the new arrangements
  • new child death review guidance

These revisions reflect the legislative changes introduced through the Children and Social Work Act 2017. Following this consultation, the government proposes to update and replace the current statutory guidance, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015.

Published 25 October 2017
Last updated 26 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added the government's response to the consultation.
  2. First published.