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To mark a year since the launch of the website, we have created a questionnaire to try and get your views and opinions on how and why you use the website. By gaining a better understanding of your views and opinions, we are better able to develop[...]

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Running from hate to what you think is love

Barnardo's report highlighting the links between missing and CSE.

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New proposals for power of guardianship

Every year approximately 250,000 people go missing across the United Kingdom. Whilst most disappearances are resolved relatively quickly, others continue for weeks, months and even years, leaving family members to cope with the pain of not knowing[...]

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Joint Protocol On Disclosing The Names And Addresses Of Children's Homes

On 1 April 2013 The Care Standards Act 2000 (Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 came into force requiring Ofsted to disclose information from their list of registered children’s homes to chief officers of local police forces.

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Department for Education Consultation

In July 2012, Ministers made a commitment to improve the protection of children living in children's homes by amending regulations in order to allow Ofsted to share the location of children's homes with the police and other relevant agencies. This[...]

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Missing Children and Adults Strategy

In December 2011, a cross-Government strategy for missing children and adults in England and Wales was launched. Published by the Home Office, the strategy emphasises the role that the police, non-governmental organisations, charities and local[...]

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How many people go missing?

The UK Missing Persons Bureau publishes its annual assessment of missing and found persons today.The new report includes figures provided by forces across the country on the number of missing person incidents reported to the police in the financial[...]

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Student Placement Opportunities at the UKMPU

Would you like to spend your student placement year at the UKMPU?

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UK Missing Persons Unit Website Survey

Can you spare 5 minutes to complete our website survey?

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