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Child protection conferences

If there are ongoing concerns about a child after the first investigation, the local authority must hold a meeting called a child protection conference. This section explains what a child protection conference is, who attends and what happens afterwards.

What is a child protection conference?

Explains what a Child Protection Conference is and when a local authority can call for one to be held.

Who attends a child protection conference?

Explains who is allowed to attend a Child Protection Conference called by the local authority.

What happens after a child protection conference

Explains what happens after a Child Protection Conference has taken place, covering drawing up a child protection plan and whether further legal action may be taken.