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Safeguarding Contacts

Safeguarding contacts

To report or discuss a concern or for general safeguarding advice, please contact:

David Butcher, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

Mobile: 07785 621319

Office (Home): 01638 718939



Safeguarding training

Craig Hutton, Diocesan Safeguarding Trainer and Training Coordinator

Office:  01473 298552


Training course enquiries: craig.hutton@cofesuffolk.org


Criminal record checks and general enquiries

Sally Fitch, Safeguarding Administrator

Tel: 01473 298540

CLERGY: clergy.dbs@cofesuffolk.org

LAY: lay.dbs@cofesuffolk.org


Safeguarding governance enquiries

To raise a concern/complaint about how a diocesan safeguarding matter has been handled (including the Bishop’s Safeguarding Panel) please contact:

Gavin Stone, Director of Strategic Planning and Communications

Mobile: 07917 385843

Office: 01473 298522


All and any safeguarding matters can also be raised in writing, appropriately marked:

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Diocesan Office
St Nicholas Centre
4 Cutler Street

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