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LSCB Protocol with the Children’s Trust Board, Health and Wellbeing Board, Safeguarding Adults’ Board and the Community Safety Partnership

A Protocol has been developed to bring clarity about local accountabilities in keeping children and young people safe.  The Protocol was revised and agreed in May 2015.

Protocol between the Children’s Trust, Local Safeguarding Children Board, Community Safety Partnership and Health and Wellbeing Board (PDF, 547kB)

Joint Protocol Between Cheshire West Local Safeguarding Children Board and Cheshire West Local Safeguarding Adult Board (PDF, 240kB)

LSCB Members Governance Handbook November 2015 (Word, 834kB)

This handbook provides information and guidance to LSCB members and their agencies/organisations on how the statutory requirements for the LSCB, as set down in the Governance Agreement (at Appendix 5) and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015, are addressed in practice.

The purpose of this handbook is to outline the governance arrangements of the Board, clarify accountability, and identify the key purposes, functions and tasks of Cheshire West and Chester LSCB. It details membership requirements and the expectations placed on the Board and its members.