Please find attached a letter from Tim Loughton MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, to all Chief Executives, Directors of Children's Services, and Lead Members for Children's Services about a change to the statutory guidance set out in Chapter 8 of Working Together to Safeguard Children (2010) relating to the publication of Serious Case Reviews and to inform you of an independent review to improve child protection at the front line. This letter has been sent separately to all LSCB Chairs.