Child Protection Register

Child Protection Register

A confidential list maintained within the social services department of each local authority (district) in the UK, of the names of children who are believed to be at risk of significant harm, including physical, emotional, or sexual abuse or neglect. If a registered child moves out of one area, information is passed on to the “receiving” local authority.
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Social services became involved in Emma's case and, while she was still pregnant, she was referred to a drug and alcohol service and her unborn son's name was placed on the child protection register.
The girl, who has been granted anonymity by the courts, meaning her mother cannot be named, was put on the child protection register after the beating came to light but was later removed from it.
THE number of children on the child protection register in Wales is on the rise, according to new figures released by the Welsh Government.
However, there are some public health nurses who claim to be acting competently when they have large number of children on the child protection register on their caseload.
The total number of youngsters on the child protection register in Kirklees is 379.
Flintshire Council is preparing for a hike in the number of youngsters on its child protection register as the full impact of the government's welfare benefits reform hits poorer families.
There were 18 foetuses on the child protection register as of March 31, 2010, up from 12 in 2009 and a previous high of 15 in 2006, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act.
The children that come to us face complex problems, many are growing up living in poverty and many more have been abused, neglected, are on the child protection register or are bearing the extraordinary responsibility of caring for disabled or terminally ill relatives," said a CHICKS spokesman.
He was given a minimum 10 years last May for raping the girl, who - like Baby P - was on the child protection register of Haringey council in North London.
Seven child protection conferences were held and the two girls and their brother put on the child protection register, but that was all.
In the last three years, 272 unborn children were put on the child protection register in Edinburgh alone.
30pm Tonight, Panorama exposes the myths and realities of the new child protection register.