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Previous Consultations

This page contains links to Children in Scotland's responses to consultations and committee evidence.

Consultation on child poverty strategy (UK) (May 2014)

The UK Government consulted on their draft child poverty strategy for 2014-17. Children in Scotland responded to this consultation as part of the wider End Child Poverty network. End Child Poverty is made up of more than 150 organisations from civic society including children’s charities, faith groups, trade unions and others.Read more

Consultation on carers' legislation (April 2014)

Children in Scotland responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on specific legislation legislation to promote, defend and extend the rights of carers.Read more

Educational and cultural future inquiry (March 2014)

Children in Scotland provided evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee's inquiry into the shape of education and culture in Scotland following the result of the referendum.Read more

Consultation on extending the rights of children with capacity under the ASL Act and repealing section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act (March 2014)

Children in Scotland responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on proposals to extend the rights of children with capacity under the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act and on repealing section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act.Read more

Health inequalities - early years inquiry (March 2014)

Children in Scotland submitted evidence to the Health and Sport Committee's short inquiry on the early years which was part of its themed work on health inequalities. It focused on antenatal services and child health services.Read more

Procedures for considering legislation inquiry (March 2014)

Children in Scotland submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's inquiry into the procedures for considering legislation.Read more

Consultation on planning improvements for disabled pupils' access to education (March 2014)

Children in Scotland responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on draft guidance to eduation authorities, independent and grant-aided schools on their duties to develop and publish Accessibility Strategies to improve access to the curriculum, school information and physical access.Read more

Consultation on violence against women and girls strategy (Feb 2014)

Children in Scotland submitted a response to the Scottish Government’s outline strategy for addressing violence against women and girls, 'Equally Well'.Read more

Consultation on youth sports strategy (Feb 2014)

The Scottish Government consulted on their draft youth sport strategy for Scotland, 'Giving Children and Young People a Sporting Chance – A Draft Strategy for Scotland'.Read more

Fathers and parenting inquiry (Feb 2014)

Children in Scotland submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee's inquiry into fathers and parenting.Read more

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