Police, NHS, charity and local government give evidence to Lords Committee vulnerable children inquiry
NPPC Crime Co-ordination Committee Chair, Chief Constable Alan Pughsley QPM, of Kent Police, will give evidence to the Public Services Committee tomorrow at 3.00pm.
He is appearing alongside Junior Smart OBE, of the SOS Project at St Giles Trust as the Committee continues its inquiry into vulnerable children and public services.
The Committee is also hearing from NHS and local government witnesses.
- Parliament TV: The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
- Inquiry: The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
- Public Services Committee
Possible questions for the panels include:
- How big is the gap between the provision of support and the number of children at risk?
- Has the number of such children and the severity of risk changed during the pandemic?
- What are the main barriers to collaboration between the NHS and local authority services in supporting children in families where there is domestic violence, mental ill-health and addiction?
- What can be done to prioritise early intervention support for vulnerable children and their parents in NHS and local authority services?