NEW - Progressing children’s rights in Scotland: Action Plan consultation

Scottish Ministers are required by law to set out plans for taking forward children’s rights. The development of the Action Plan seeks engagement that will include children and young people as well as professionals with an interest in rights and wellbeing. More HERE

NEW - More children and young people seeking help for eating disorders

ChildLine report a 22% rise in counselling sessions provided regarding eating disorders. More HERE

Consultation on Review of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995

This consultation seeks views on reforming part 1 of the 1995 Act which covers parental responsibilities and rights and on creating a Family Justice Modernisation Strategy. It also seeks views on other matters related to family law, such as aspects of the Children’s Hearings System. Closes 7 Aug 2018. More HERE