Council discuss abuseÂ

HAMPSHIRE County Council leaders have been assured that robust action is taken to safeguard the county's most vulnerable children.Â

Sunday, 11th November 2018, 4:12 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 5:29 pm

A presentation of the children's services annual safeguarding report to the county council's cabinet leader, councillor Roy Perry, said a high level of service would continue.

He said: '˜It is important for both us and the public to know that we continue to maintain a consistently high level of service for those children in Hampshire who are at risk of neglect or abuse.

'˜This is  especially given the pressures on our services arising from increasing demand from year to year.

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 '˜Â It is well known we are having to make some difficult cuts in services and I would ask people to bear in mind some of those cuts are because we are prioritising the children who need care. I am pleased our £6.5 million investment in children's care is  starting to pay off.'