➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
United Kingdom: Huge rise in reports of child neglect in Wales
Capital Radio (UK) – August 23, 2017
Reports of neglect to the NSPCC in Wales have reached record numbers. The charity now refers an average of 16 reports of child neglect every week to Welsh police and social services. In 2016/17 its helpline dealt with 804 reports in this way following calls or emails from concerned adults – an 80% rise in the space of five years, up from 447 in 2011/12.