This policy statement on Safeguarding in the Church was adopted by Richmond with Hudswell Parochial Church Council meeting on 20th March 2019.  

Each person who works within this church will agree to abide by these recommendations and the guidelines established by this church.  This church appoints Jan Jack as the Parish Safeguarding Officer.  

The application of this policy will be reviewed each year and a report provided by the Parish Safeguarding Officer to the PCC.

You can read the Promoting Safer Church Promoting Safer Church booklet here.  

Please see below for the policy and for a link to the Diocese of Leeds Safeguarding web page.

For clearer details please see this B&W version of above - 

Our Rector is Martin Fletcher: 07762 440094

Our Safeguarding Officer is Jan Jack: 07725 574188

Our Church wardens are David Frankton: 01748 823531 and Peter Trewby:  01748 824468

The Diocesan Safeguarding Officer is Narinder Lyon: 07872 005309

Local authority children and adult social services: 01609 780780

Childline: 0800 1111

NSPCC Helpline for adults concerned about a child: 0808 800 5000


Safeguarding is everyone's business | The Diocese of Leeds, Church of England - link