North Wales Safeguarding Board appoint Independent Chair for Child Practice Review

Pauline Bird

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Following the conclusion of the criminal court case in respect of Neil Foden on 15 May 2024, the North Wales Safeguarding Board have started a Child Practice Review.

The North Wales Safeguarding Board have commissioned Jan Pickles OBE to be the Independent Chair for the Child Practice Review. Jan Pickles is a registered social worker who has worked with the Probation Service, the Police, the NSPCC and has been a National Independent Safeguarding Board Wales member.

Alongside Jan Pickles the Board has also commissioned two independent reviewers from outside the region who have experience of safeguarding in schools.

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