Middlesex Cricket acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people, and adults at risk, and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance, complies with best practice, and supports the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) requirements, as documented in the games policy for safeguarding - Safe Hands.
Middlesex Cricket is committed to ensuring that all children, young people, and adults at risk within cricket, regardless of age, ability, gender, gender expression, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background, have the right to enjoy the game in an environment safe from abuse and harm of any kind.
The welfare of all children, young people, and adults at risk, is paramount, with the welfare of these groups being the priority when considering procedures. The Children’s Acts 1989 & 2004 define children as anyone under the age of 18 years old.
As part of our safeguarding policy Middlesex Cricket will:
This policy and related procedures will be widely promoted and are mandatory for everyone involved within Middlesex Cricket. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed without delay and may ultimately result in dismissal or exclusion from the organisation.
The policy will be reviewed annually or in the following circumstances:
To raise concerns, report or communicate with Middlesex regarding safeguarding matters, please email [email protected] or call our safeguarding number, 02036 409772.. Alternatively, or if you want to raise concerns about Middlesex Cricket’s Safeguarding procedures or practices, then you can report directly to the ECB at [email protected]. For further information please see:
Next review due November 2023
Code of Conduct for Volunteers
Code of Conduct for Parents Carers Guests
Code of Conduct for Children and Young People
Code of Conduct for County Disability Squads
Code of Conduct for Young People Pathway
Code of Conduct for Young People Performance
Middlesex Online and Social Media Policy
Photography and Filming Policy
Statements & Standards
Disciplinary Proceedings that involve U18's
Employee/ Workforce Safeguarding Standards
Working with External Partners
Roles & Resources
Event Activity Risk Assessment
Registration and Consent Form - Disability
Captain's Rules and Regulations
Safeguarding Checklist - County Age Group Personnel