Labour backs mandatory reporting

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Mandatory reporting should be introduced in order to protect children from abuse, Labour has said.

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson says his party wants government to introduce both a "duty to report" and a "duty to act" on suspicions of child abuse or neglect. Picture: The Office of Tom Watson MP
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson says his party wants government to introduce both a "duty to report" and a "duty to act" on suspicions of child abuse or neglect. Picture: The Office of Tom Watson MP

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