Independent report

The protection of children in England: a progress report

This report from Lord Laming into progress being made across the country to implement effective arrangements for safeguarding children.



This document, and its recommendations, are aimed at making sure that good practice becomes standard in every service involved in safeguarding children. This includes recommendations on improving the inspection of safeguarding services and the quality of serious case reviews as well as recommendations on improving the help and support children receive when they are at risk.

View the government’s response to the report.

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