The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has published How safe are our children? 2017: the most comprehensive overview of child protection in the UK.
This fifth annual report compiles and analyses the most up-to-date child protection data that exists across the UK for 2017. It sets out twenty different indicators, each of which looks at the question of ‘how safe are our children?’ from a different perspective. The report also includes historic data, to help track progress over time.