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Sibling W&X Serious Case Review

Decision Maker: Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Commissioned by Brighton & Hove Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) to evaluate multi-agency responses to vulnerable young people at risk of exploitation through radicalisation. It follows the deaths of two brothers, ‘W’ and ‘X,’ in Syria in 2014. They had received services from local agencies in the Brighton & Hove area before leaving the UK.


24.1    RESOLVED – (1) That the Committee has considered and notes the findings and recommendations from the Serious Case Review relating to W and X to ensure that learning points which had emerged during the course of the review were out into practice; and


            (2) That the Committee approves the changes in practices that have taken place since the findings were published in 27 July 2017.

Report author: Peter Castleton

Publication date: 27/10/2017

Date of decision: 09/10/2017

Decided at meeting: 09/10/2017 - Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities Committee

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