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Historic Child Abuse

Volume 455: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether changes have been made to guidance on the investigation of historic child abuse since 2002. (113328)

In 2002, the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) produced “Child Abuse—the Investigation of Historical Institutional Child Abuse”, a manual designed to provide senior Investigating Officers with guidance, strategic options and good practice when investigating cases of historic child abuse. ACPO is currently revising the manual and aims to produce updated guidance in the new year.