Soham murder inquiry chair backs Telegraph campaign as he demands Government keep children safe online – The Daily Telegraph, August 2018

The Soham murders inquiry chair has backed the Telegraph’s Duty of Care Campaign, as he demands that ministers do more to keep children safe online.

Lord Bichard, a crossbench peer, said that while awareness about child safety has improved in the past 15 years, the Government needs to “get real” and understand that “we live in the different world now”.

He said there is an “urgent” need for new legislation to protect youngsters on social media and digital platforms, since “grooming takes place online more than anywhere else”.

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