Briefing: Summary of Stage 1, Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2013
Topic: Legislation
Author: CELCIS

This briefing summarises the debates and developments over Stage 1 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill.

It is focused primarily on the ‘looked after children’ sections of the Bill, with reference to other parts where relevant.

It includes a synopsis of the Education and Culture Committee’s report and recommendations, the Scottish Government’s responses and subsequent parliamentary debate.