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London Child Protection Procedures and Practice Guidance

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Updated 30th September 2016

Revised Guidance

The Editorial Board would like to highlight that a number of chapters have been significantly revised and all amendments can be accessed in the section Amendments and Archives.

Part A of the London Child Protection Procedures

A PDF of Part A of the London Child Protection Procedures is now available at: http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/download/file/fid/18178

Six Monthly Updates:

The London Child Protection Procedures are updated on a six monthly basis with the relevant changes to legislation, statutory guidance and local guidance. The most recent update took place on 30th September 2016 and the changes can be viewed in the section Amendments and archives.

The next update will be the 31st March 2017. Any comments or suggested changes for this update should be forwarded to Alison Renouf by January 6th 2017.

If you have any queries regarding the London Child Protection Procedures please contact Alison Renouf, Board Manager for the London Safeguarding Children Board: alison.renouf@londoncouncils.gov.uk or call 020 7934 9714.

Thresholds: A Continuum of Help and Support can be accessed here and via the tab above. This is a tool intended to assist practitioners to make decisions about the best course of action, when they have concerns about a child.


Chair of the Editorial Board


Steve Liddicott

Interim Assistant Director, Children and Young People's Service

London Borough of Hackney

London SCB