Tags: "children"

21 Nov
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ComRes poll suggests little support for proposed ‘smacking ban’

ComRes poll suggests little support for proposed ‘smacking ban’ A bill brought forward by Green MSP John Finnie which would criminalise parents for chastising their children appears to have little public support. According to a recent ComRes poll, only 14% of ...

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21 Sep
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Scottish Parliament failing on human rights

Scottish Parliament failing on human rights On Tuesday evening the Scottish Parliament passed a motion in the matter of dignity, equality and human rights. The motion, initiated by Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities, was debated ...

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31 Aug
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Catholic Parliamentary Office submission to Education and Skills Committee on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill

Catholic Parliamentary Office submission to Education and Skills Committee on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill We have submitted a response to the Holyrood Education and Skills Committee call for evidence on the Children and Young People ...

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29 Aug
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Bishop backs “Give Me Five”, Child Benefit Top-up Campaign

Bishop backs “Give Me Five”, Child Benefit Top-up Campaign Bishop William Nolan of the Catholic Church’s Justice and Peace Commission has backed the national launch of the “Give Me Five”, Child Benefit Top-up Campaign, to increase Child Benefit in Scotland ...

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