||<p>The government is currently reviewing the Missing Children and Adults strategy,
originally published in 2011. We are engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, including
the charity Missing People, to update the guidance given in relation to all cases
of children and adults going missing. The refreshed strategy will be published later
this year and will include measures relating to preventing people going missing and
improving the responses by all agencies to the families of long-term missing persons.
We will introduce legislation to create a new legal status of guardian of the property
and affairs of a missing person as soon as parliamentary time permits.</p>