About the Leicestershire & Rutland Safeguarding Children Board (LRSCB)

Policies and Procedures

We provide current policies, procedures and guidance covering work in the area of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


We provide leaflets, posters and information related to safeguarding children. These are free and available to download from the leaflets page.

Performance Management

We have a responsibility to monitor and assess how well agencies meet their responsibilities and work together. You can find out more in our Annual Report.

Voluntary and Community Sector

We have developed strong links with the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS). We have a VCS Reference Group which also supports the Leicester City Safeguarding Children Board.

Click here to go to our VCS page with more information.

Independent Chair

The chair of the Leicestershire and Rutland LSCB is Simon Westwood. You can contact Simon through the Safeguarding Boards Business Office.

The vice chairs of the LSCB are Sharon Cooke of Leicestershire County Council and Mark Andrews of Rutland County Council.

Members' Handbook

Further Information

If you would like any further information on any of the above please contact the Safeguarding Boards Business Office.