Departmental advice on the national action plan for tackling child sexual exploitation.
This departmental advice is for:
- local authorities
- local safeguarding children boards
- frontline practitioners in the statutory, voluntary and community sectors (VCS)
It outlines the actions they should take if they suspect that a child they are in contact with is being sexually exploited.
This step-by-step advice should be read in conjunction with the ‘Safeguarding children and young people from sexual exploitation’ statutory guidance published in 2009.