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Friday, November 14th, 2014

Local Safeguarding Children Board – report Nov 2014

Meeting Name: Local safeguarding Children’s Board

Date of Meeting: 11/11/2014

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:

Det Chief Supt Danny Long reported on the HMIC inspection which took place during the first week of June. He pointed out that this coincided with reorganisation within the West Midlands force, increasing the staffing levels in the Public Protection Unit considerably.

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Friday, September 19th, 2014

Resource to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation

A website has been launched at, which contains information about CSE and how to spot the warning signs.

Child sexual exploitation, CSE, is a crime that can affect any child, anytime, regardless of their social or ethnic background. It is child abuse and involves perpetrators grooming their victims in various ways, such as in person, via

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

Local Safeguarding Children Board meeting – 15th July 2014

Date of Meeting:

15th July 2014

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:

The Board’s financial budget remains a concern. Discussions have been had with the Adult Safeguarding Board to look at how to jointly make the best use of resources, possibility of sharing support staff. Proposals will be emailed out for consideration and hopefully agreement.
Chris Palmer gave an

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Thursday, June 5th, 2014

LSCB meeting – 13th May 2014

Meeting Name:  LSCB

Date of Meeting: 13 May 2014

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:

Edwina Grant has been appointed as Chair of LSCB and will hopefully be in post from beginning of July.

Chris Palmer presented the latest on the early help strategy.   This strategy will be launched at the Solihull Partnership event on 4th June.

There is acknowledgement

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Friday, May 30th, 2014

Child Sexual Exploitation resources – Solihull LSCB

Child Sexual Exploitation – resources for people working with children and young people

Solihull’s Local Safeguarding Children Board has issued the following details about resources available to organisations and people working with children and young people to support awareness of and action against Child Sexual Exploitation.

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a form of child abuse which involves

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Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Report from 2 July Meeting

Child Abuse Referrals

DCI Sue Holder provided a Child Abuse Update. In April 2013 the team of child abuse investigators that were located at Chelmsley Wood Police Station moved to Coventry Central Police Station. There were concerns about a number of areas – in particular attendance at Child Protection Conferences. There is a root and branch

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Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Report from 14th May 2013 meeting

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:

Marion Davies has been appointed as interim LSCB Chairperson – she can be contacted on or on 0121 788 4325

Following a pilot for the professional network in Child Protection Plan Core Groups, theCase Learning Meetings process has been developed. This model can be used by any multi-agency group working with

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Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Report from 12 March 2013 meeting

Potential Follow Up Action/Discussion/Feedback Required:

The need for a level 2 Training & Development Officer has been identified within the 3rd sector. Commitment would be to receive training from LSCB and deliver this to 3rd sector delegates over a 2 day training course.  If your organisation is interested and has capacity please contact Alice Singleton
LSCB is also looking

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Report from 13 November 2012 meeting

Deb Jones from Solihull Life Opportunities attended this meeting

Feedback Required:

Deb would like to know numbers interested in attending a training session on Child Sexual exploitation, and preferred timing.

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:

Child Sexual Exploitation – There has been a low up take for the training on offer through LSCB. I suggested that for the VCS

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