Ahead of the General Synod debate on Saturday (see our earlier articles first here, and then here) Martin Sewell has written a detailed analysis of the current situation regarding safeguarding in the Church of England, which has been published at the Archbishop Cranmer blog:
Martin refers also to the Singleton report, whose publication we reported here, and then again over here. Martin incorporates into his article (scroll down some way) a further analysis of Singleton prepared by ‘Gilo’.
Although this is long, it is worth a very careful read.
As @His_Grace has tweeted
By giving no prior debate, so little time to digest the material, so little briefing material, and no alternative, the Bishops and senior ranks of the
@ChurchofEngland are treating their General @Synod colleagues and victims of abuse with some disdain”
I don’t often say this, but the below-the-line comments on that article are also worth reading.