Safeguarding Policy

The Parochial Church Council of St Paul's, Hanging Heaton (in the United Benefice of Batley) have adopted the Safeguarding Policy of the Church of England as set out in the following link:

This confirms our commitments as follows:

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

The Safeguarding Officer of the Church is Janet Bromley who can be contacted by email at

The Incumbent is Revd Martin Naylor (01924 473049)

Further information and contact details can be found on the poster below and on the Diocesan Safeguarding page at Diocesan Safeguarding

If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm contact Social Services or the Police.