Briefing: Summary of Stage 2, Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2014
Topic: Legislation
Author: CELCIS

The Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill completed Stage 2 of the legislative process on 21 January 2014.

Here we summarise the debates and activity that accompanied this important stage of the parliamentary process, highlighting the work of organisations who sought changes, and detailing some of the amendments put forward (both successful and unsuccessful).

It concentrates on the parts of the Bill related to looked after children and young people, but reference is made to other provisions as well.