Mandatory reporting calls rejected by Government

By Mark Conrad | 05 March 2018

Ministers today rejected calls for the mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse – claiming an effective case for a new law has not been made.

Home Office minister Victoria Atkins issued the Government’s long-awaited response to a 2016 consultation, which sought views on the possible introduction of either a mandatory reporting duty or a duty to act.

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