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Hannah Hinton appointed to the Independent Safeguarding Panel for UK Athletics

9th September 2021

We are pleased to announce that Hannah Hinton has been appointed as an Independent Safeguarding Panel Member for UK Athletics.

In late 2019, concern was raised to UK Athletics (UKA), UK Sport (UKS) and in the media about UKA’s existing safeguarding practices. On 19 December 2019, UKA and the Home Country Athletics Federations (HCAFs) publicly announced a programme of change in respect of its welfare and safeguarding provision, this included creating an Independent Safeguarding Panel.

Hannah’s practice encompasses complex extradition work, inquests, public law, police law, professional discipline and financial crime. She also assists clients in cases concerning the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, the Education Act and the Education (Special Educational Needs) Regulations. Click here to read more about Hannah’s practice.

Please see here for the whole UKA Independent Safeguarding report August 2021.

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