Child criminal exploitation ‘still not properly understood’, Ofsted warns

Local agencies still don’t fully understand the scale of and risks posed by “county lines” drug running and other forms of child criminal exploitation, and must learn lessons from past child sexual exploitation (CSE) cases if they are to tackle the issue, a report has found.

Ofsted has said more needs to be done to tackle child criminal exploitation. Picture: Robin Hammond

thematic report by Ofsted, HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services, the Care Quality Commission and HMI Probation, found that much has been done by many local partnerships across the country to deal with child sexual exploitation, but learning must be used to successfully tackle other forms of exploitation.

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