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Children (Non-Accidental Injury)

Volume 951: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he is satisfied with the present arrangements for preventing non-accidental injury to children.

Though it will never be possible to guarantee to protect every child against the risk of non-accidental injury, I believe that the arrangements which have been made throughout the country for the management of non-accidental injury cases and for ensuring that preventive or supportive action is taken at the earliest possible stage are helping to reduce that risk for many children.