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Resignation of the Rt Hon the Baroness Scotland of Asthal Q.C. as Chair of the NCSC  


It is with much regret that the Rt. Hon. the Baroness Scotland of Asthall Q.C. has decided to tender her resignation as Chair of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission for England and Wales. Increasing pressures in other areas of her work have resulted in this decision. The Baroness is encouraged by the continuing commitment of the Catholic Church and the members of the NCSC in their work to improve the safeguarding of children and adults at risk, and also their work with survivor organisations. She wishes the new Chair every success.

Baroness Scotland's resignation came into effect on 31st December 2011.

The recruitment process for a new Chair of the NCSC is underway and interviews will take place in February.