Bridget Phillipson – 2021 Comments on Vulnerable Children

The comments made by Bridget Phillipson, the Shadow Education Secretary, on 6 December 2021.

Arthur’s murder has horrified the nation – it is right that the Government conducts a national inquiry alongside the local safeguarding review.

Ministers should set out the scope of this review in full as soon as possible.

Nadhim Zahawi must act now to tackle a culture which sees failure as acceptable and set out a clear plan to achieve the target for every vulnerable child to receive high quality care, ensuring that such a monstrous crime can never happen again.