About the LSCB

The LSCB is a statutory partnership Board with an independent chair. It's membership is comprised of senior managers from all statutory agencies in Lancashire. It's purpose is to ensure agencies in Lancashire are working together effectively to keep children safe. It does this by a number of activities such as:

  • Reviewing cases where a child has died or been significantly harmed
  • Providing guidance and multi-agency procedures
  • Quality assurance of multi-agency practice and processes (eg, Audits, inspection, surveys)
  • Providing multi-agency training
  • Reviewing all child deaths in the County to identify themes and trends

Full details of the functions and responsibilities of the LSCB can be found in the statutory guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children