Tulip Siddiq – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Education

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Tulip Siddiq on 2016-03-04.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards have requested that a CPS representative join its board to date; and (a) how many and (b) which of those applications have been accepted.

Edward Timpson

Local authorities are responsible for establishing Local Safeguarding Children Boards in their area, and there are statutory requirements regarding membership.

Information about the composition of LSCBs is set out in the 2004 Children Act and repeated in Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2015.