The serious case review into Daniel’s death is expected to report in mid-September. Whatever its findings, there is an urgent need for new law to require the mandatory reporting of child abuse in regulated activities across the UK.

Ireland is now in the process of implementing legislation to better protect children, and comments last week indicate Wales may also now be willing to consider mandatory reporting.

We have a window of opportunity to make a difference, when media interest peaks around the report next month – please ask everyone you know (and anyone else…) to sign for Daniel’s Law.

In the press today: Child protection experts in Coventry are using new methods for analysing child deaths as part of their investigation into how Daniel Pelka died, CYP Now can reveal