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Pan-Sussex Procedures Group

Purpose of the Group:

To act as a steering group for the development and publication of procedural guidance regarding safeguarding for all staff within the Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex LSCBs.


  • East Sussex LSCB
  • West Sussex LSCB
  • Brighton & Hove LSCB
  • Sussex Police

Meetings are held on a two monthly basis

Key Tasks

  1. 1. To update and review the Sussex Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures regularly to ensure that they meet the requirements of Working Together 2013 and any subsequent guidance issued by national government.
  2. To develop new procedures and guidance in response to requests from other sub-groups within the three LSCBs, and, in particular, in response to specific issues raised by Serious Case Reviews or other auditing and practice review systems.
  3. To organise the distribution of any new procedural guidance and, in conjunction with the relevant training sub-groups within the three LSCBs, organise appropriate briefings for staff on new guidance when issued.

Monitoring and Review Process:

Regular reports to the three LSCBs via the minutes of the sub-group meetings.