The National Review into the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson has been published.
This review sets out recommendations and findings for national government and local safeguarding partners to protect children at risk of serious harm.
It examines the circumstances leading up to the deaths of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson and considers whether their murders reflect wider national issues in child protection.
Learning from the review will impact nationally on the child protection system and include:
Recommendation 1: A new expert-led, multi-agency model for child protection investigation, planning, intervention, and review.
Recommendation 2: Establishing National Multi-Agency Practice Standards for Child Protection.
Recommendation 3: Strengthening the local Safeguarding Partners to ensure proper co-ordination and involvement of all agencies.
Recommendation 4: Changes to multi-agency inspection to better understand local performance and drive improvement.
Recommendation 5: A new role for the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel in driving practice improvement in Safeguarding Partners.
Recommendation 6: A sharper performance focus and better co-ordination of child protection policy in central Government.
Recommendation 7: Using the potential of data to help professionals protect children.
Recommendation 8: Specific practice improvements in relation to domestic abuse.
For further details and to see the report in full, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-review-into-the-murders-of-arthur-labinjo-hughes-and-star-hobson