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Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) has a range of subgroups in place to address priorities within our Business Plan. Our current groups, including the chairs’ organisations, are as follows:


  • Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton (HIPS) Executive Group (Independent Chair)
  • HIPS Child Exploitation Group (Chief Superintendent, Hampshire Constabulary)
  • HIPS Health Group (Assistant Director, NHS England)
  • HIPS Procedures Group (LSCP Partnership Managers)


  • Main Board (Independent Chair)
  • Business Group (Partnership Team)
  • Learning & Inquiry Group (Assistant Director, Children’s Services)
  • Scrutiny Group (Head of Sector Led Improvement and Service Development, Children’s Services)
  • Education Group (School Improvement Manager, Children’s Services)
  • Workforce Development Group (Detective Superintendent, Hampshire Constabulary)
  • HSCP Child Exploitation Group (Service Manager, Children’s Services)

HSCP also commissions task and finish groups to deliver actions against our priorities.

The main role for subgroup members is to contribute to the effective collaborative work of the group by sharing responsibility with other members for achieving the objectives set out in the work plan.

The role for subgroup chairs is to steer the members and co-opted members in achieving the agreed objectives set out in the work plan.