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Safeguarding in light of the emergence of historic allegations of child abuse in football

Saturday 3 December 2016, 6.55am

In light of the emergence of historic allegations of child abuse in football, the Policy Adviser Hannah Dobbin of the Sport and Recreation Alliance reflects on the sector’s role around safeguarding and shares an update on communications from Sports Minister Tracey Crouch MP.  Read the full article.

No sport is immune from these sorts of allegations. All clubs, schools, leagues and affiliated county bodies should acknowledge that the welfare of the child is paramount and should take all necessary steps to protect from harm those children who participate in stoolball.
Attached is our Safeguarding and protection of young people policy which you all should be familiar with.

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