Ofsted chief warns of 'serious weaknesses' in child protection by police forces

Ofsted chief warns of 'serious weaknesses' in child protection by police forces
 

Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw said that there are "serious weaknesses" in how a string of forces deal with the issue in a damning letter to police watchdog chief Sir Tom Winsor.
He wrote: "My worry is that if chief constables fail to give this issue sufficient priority, we may see a repeat of the sort of catastrophic failings we saw a few years ago in places like Rotherham, Oxford and elsewhere."
A report found that in Rotherham 1,400 children were systematically sexually abused between 1997 and 2013; while in Oxford more than 300 were violently abused and tortured... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 30
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