The Future of Church Safeguarding Programme was set up to help Professor Alexis Jay CBE recommend a model for fully independent safeguarding within the Church of England.

Following publication of her report on 21 February, 2024, this website will shut down on 21 June, 2024.

Professor Jay’s report and the accompanying independent legal advice will remain available on the Church of England website.

Professor Jay introduces the Report Into The Future Of Safeguarding In The Church Of England

Report Into The Future Of Safeguarding In The Church Of England Published

The report by Professor Jay recommends that two independent charities are set up – one to deliver operational safeguarding within the Church and the other provide scrutiny of it. Her report also recommends the General Synod passes a Measure requiring the Church to refer all safeguarding matters to these independent bodies and to implement all decisions made by them.

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