September 26, 2021

Newyddion Cymru Ar-Lein : Wales News Online

Newyddion Lleol a Chenedlaethol Cymru – Local and National News for Wales

The need for changes to how home schooling is monitored was again highlighted as councillors discussed the latest safeguarding figures for Pembrokeshire.

At social care overview and scrutiny last week safeguarding performance data for the last quarter of 2020-21 and for quarter one 2021-22 was presented by head of children’s services Darren Mutter.

The reports to committee highlighted that 83 per cent of 147 children had an initial child protection case conferences within the 15 day time frame and 25 did not, with reasons including failure in third party reports being produced and IT issues on conference day.

There were 95 children on the child protection register at the end of quarter four, dropping to 82 at the end of quarter one.