Safeguarding Policy

At their meetings 28 April 2021 and  23 June 2021, the PCCs of Holy Cross, Sarratt and of St. Paul’s, Chipperfield agreed unanimously to comply with their duty under Section 5 of the Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016 to have due regard to the House of Bishops’ guidance on Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. They adopted the Diocese of St Albans Policies for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults 2016. They accepted the Best Practice Guidelines of the Diocese. They pledged to work towards full compliance with the Measure and the details implied by the policies and best practice guidelines as soon as practicably possible.

Click on the links below for the details of our policies.

Safeguarding Policy for Children

Safeguarding Policy for Adults

Responding to Domestic Abuse

Recruitment of ex-offenders

Holy Cross Safeguarding Policy Promoting a Safer church

St Paul's Safeguarding Policy Promoting a Safer church

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Sue Walker
Tel: 01923 261847

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Jeremy Hirst
Tel: 01727 818107 
Mobile: 07867 350886

The Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Martyn Hedley
Tel: 01727 818106
Mobile: 07391 010033