Cathedral Safeguarding and Child Protection


Wakefield Cathedral takes issues of safeguarding very seriously. You can find help and advice below.

Wakefield Cathedral Safeguarding Policy November 2019

Promoting A Safer Church - Safeguarding Policy Statement

Parish Safeguarding Handbook (1)

Cathedral Office number - 01924 373923

Canon Leah Vasey-Saunders,Canon Precentor, is the Chapter Safeguarding Lead. T: 01924 373923 or E:

Mrs Susan Rigg – Safeguarding Officer - T: 01924 361524 or E:

The Cathedral Children’s Advocate is Mrs Jo Thackeray 07543 345222 or email

All Safeguarding is undertaken in association with the Diocese of Leeds

Link to Diocesan Safeguarding Here. and here

Our Diocesan Safeguarding Officers are

Jenny Leccardi
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Wakefield and Leeds Areas
0113 3530 259
07872 005189

Narinder Lyon

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Ripon Area
0113 3530 256
07872 005309

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