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Response to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on the Job Grant

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
The Job Grant is designed to provide assistance to young people to meet the initial costs of starting work. We support its introduction, and …
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Response to the Financial Education for Young People’s inquiry into children in care and financial education

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
We contribute to the Westminster APPG’s inquiry into care experienced children and young people’s access to financial education.
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Response to Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill consultation

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child protection, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Physical abuse | Author: Lizzie Morton
A response to the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill proposed by John Finnie MSP, which aims to remove the legal defenc…
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Response to call for evidence on the age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
Here we provide evidence to inform the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s scrutiny of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill …
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Response to Public Petitions Committee Inquiry into mental health support for young people in Scotland

Year: 2018 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Our evidence highlights the need for greater focus on meeting the mental health needs of care experienced children and young people, through …
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Consultation response on the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to the Scottish Governments consultation on the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019, which will ensure the continued eli…
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Strengthening protection from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) A Scottish Government consultation

Year: 2018 | Topic: Female Genital Mutilation | Author: Scottish Government
Scottish Government consultation on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
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Consultation response: Protecting children: Review of section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937 and section 42 of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009

Year: 2018 | Topic: Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
CELCIS response to the Scottish Government’s consultation “Protecting children: Review of section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotl…
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Consultation response: Review of Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and Creation of a Family Justice Modernisation Strategy

Year: 2018 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
CELCIS response to Scottish Government’s consultation on the review of legislation relating to children and their families in Scotland.
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Consultation response: Protection of Vulnerable Groups and Disclosure of Criminal Information

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on Protection of Vulnerable Groups and Disclosure of Criminal Information.
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Contact Decisions in the Children’s Hearings System

Year: 2018 | Topic: Permanence | Author: CELCIS, SCRA
CELCIS in partnership with SCRA (the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration) research project looking at contact decisions in the Childr…
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CELCIS Response to Equalities and Human Rights Committee Call for Evidence on the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
Here we provide evidence to inform the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s scrutiny of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill …
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Response to Scottish Government ‘Review of Care Allowances’ survey

Year: 2018 | Topic: Kinship care | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Government’s survey on the review of Care Allowances where we recognise the complexity of the issues, and support the im…
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Response to draft Suicide Prevention Action Plan consultation

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: CELCIS
This contribution provides evidence on how suicide and self-harm affects not only the health and well-being of care experience children and y…
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Analysis of consultation on The Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018

Year: 2018 | Topic: Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
Findings from a public consultation on the extension of the higher age limit for eligibility for continuing care.
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Response to Scottish Government consultation on Excellence and Equity for All

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Legislation | Author: Dr Graham Connelly
CELCIS response considers how the draft ‘Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming’ reflects the needs of looked after children and those …
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Response to consultation on the Scottish Government’s A Healthier Future

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care | Author: Chris Sweeney
CELCIS response to the Scottish Government's A Healthier Future: Action and Ambitions on Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight consultation.
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Response to consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Legislation | Author: Linda O’Neill
CELCIS responds proposed amendments to the Education (Scotland) Bill and the impact on the educational experiences and outcomes of looked aft…
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Response to consultation on housing costs for short-term supported accommodation

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton; Katherine Gilmour (Barnardo’s Scotland)
The Scottish Care Leavers Covenant responds to UK wide consultation on short-term supported accommodation.
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Response to consultation on Section 70 of Education (Scotland) Act 1980

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Linda O’Neill
Response to the Scottish Government consultation on Section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980
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Response to consultation on Extending Children's Rights

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Graham Connelly
A response to the Scottish Government consultation on assessing children with additional support needs’ capacity to use their rights, and con…
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Response to consultation on measuring the attainment gap and milestones towards closing it

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O’Neill
CELCIS response to Scottish Government consultation on measuring the attainment gap and milestones towards closing it
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Response to consultation on Free Bus Travel for Modern Apprentices

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Governments consultation considering proposals for free bus travel for Modern Apprentices.
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Response to consultation on the Continuing Care Amendment Order 2018

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Governments consultation the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018, which will ensure the continued eligibilit…
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Response to Fair Funding Consultation

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O’Neill
Response to Scottish Governments consultation on proposed funding arrangements to achieve excellence and equity in education. We highlight th…
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Response to Scotland's call for views on Children and Young People (Information Sharing) Bill

Year: 2017 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
A response to the Education and Skills Committee’s call for views on the proposed legislative amendments to the Children and Young People (Sc…
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Response to Scotland's consultation on ‘Independent Review of Financial Support for Students in Scotland’

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: Graham Connelly
Response to Scottish Governments consultation on the review of financial support for students. We support the general findings of the review,…
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Response to Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Richard Withington
A response to Scottish Government’s consultation on Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People wit…
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Consultation response: Equally Safe – a draft delivery plan

Year: 2017 | Topic: Child protection, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
We comment on the Scottish Government’s draft Delivery Plan on Equally Safe, a strategy for eradicating violence against women and girls.
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Consultation response: Draft Regulations to Transfer the Functions and Members of the ASNTS to the Scottish Tribunals and Repeal Existing Regulations

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Graham Connelly
A response to the Scottish Government consultation to transfer the functions and members of Additional Support Needs Tribunals to the Scottis…
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Consultation response: Justice Committee ‘Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill’ – call for evidence

Year: 2017 | Topic: Child protection | Author: Lizzie Morton
A response to the Justice Committee’s call for evidence on the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill, which aims to improve how the justice system r…
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Consultation response: Education and Skills Committee Teacher workforce planning in Scotland’s schools – call for views

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O'Neill, Lizzie Morton
A response to the Education and Skills Committee’s call for views on teacher workforce planning. We give our views on the issues impacting on…
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Consultation response: Supporting children and young people with healthcare needs in schools

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Lizzie Morton
We highlight issues pertinent to supporting vulnerable and looked after children with healthcare needs in schools. We recommend ensuring the …
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Analysis of the consultation on continuing care

Year: 2017 | Topic: Foster care, Kinship care, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
Summary of the responses to the public consultation on the Draft of the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2017.
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Consulation response: National Health and Social Care Workforce Plan

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Governments discussion paper on workforce planning for the health and social care sector.
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Consultation response: Children’s Hearing System – Taking Stock of Reforms

Year: 2017 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton (CELCIS), Pamela Morrison (CYCJ)
Our response to the Education and Skill’s Committee’s call for evidence on changes to the Children Hearing System since the introduction of t…
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Consultation response: Provision of additional support needs in schools

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Linda O'Neill
Our response to the Education and Skill’s Committee’s call for views on the provision of Additional Support Needs in schools.
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Consultation response: Strategy for Education and Training

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Governments consultation on the strategy for education and training in STEM.
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Consultation response: The New National Health and Social Care Standards

Year: 2017 | Topic: Active implementation, Corporate parenting, Education, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Government's consultation on the new proposed Standards for Health and Social Care.
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Consultation response: Draft revised standards in social work education

Year: 2017 | Topic:  | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) consultation on the draft revised standards in social work education.
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Consultation response: Department for Work and Pensions

Year: 2016 | Topic: Kinship care, Legislation | Author: Louise Hill
Response to the Department of Work and Pensions public consultation, highlighting the important distinctions in the provision of kinship care…
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Consultation response: Education Governance Review

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Linda O'Neill
Our response to the consultation on the current review of governance arrangements within education.
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Consultation response: Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Dr Graham Connelly
Our response to the draft statutory guidance considers the impact on looked after children of amendments made to the 2000 Act, by Part 1 of t…
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Consultation response: Scotland's oral health plan

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Feedback on the proposed oral health plan for Scotland. We highlight the oral health needs of looked after children and care leavers.
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Consultation response: A new future for social security in Scotland

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Disability, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Legislation, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to proposals for a new future for social security in Scotland. We consider how proposals could impact on looked after children and c…
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Consultation response: The Learning Standard of Foster Care

Year: 2016 | Topic: Foster care | Author: Ben Farrugia
Feedback on the proposed Learning Standard for Foster Care, framing the core knowledge and skills required by today’s foster carers.
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Consultation response: The Scottish Social Services Council registration fees

Year: 2016 | Topic: Residential care | Author: Lizzie Morton
Our response to the proposal by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) to increase registration fees.
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Consultation response: Draft strategic police prioirities for Scotland

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Feedback on the Draft Police Priorities for Scotland 2016, focussed on considering how the lives of looked after children and care leavers co…
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Consultation response: Mental health in Scotland - a ten-year vision

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
Feedback on the proposed ten-year mental health strategy for Scotland. We highlight the mental health and emotional wellbeing needs of looked…
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The minimum age of criminal responsibility

Year: 2016 | Topic: Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia
Our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the minimum age of criminal responsibility
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CELCIS response to in-care survivor service petition

Year: 2016 | Topic: Historical abuse | Author: Jennifer Davidson
Response outlining CELCIS view on Petition PE1596, which calls on the Scottish Parliament to protect the In Care Survivor Service Scotland
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Inquiry into the educational attainment gap (part 3)

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: Ben Farrugia and Graham Connelly
Our evidence which informed part 3 of the Scottish Parliament’s Inquiry - how parents and schools can work best together to raise all pupils’…
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Inquiry into the educational attainment gap (part 2)

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: Ben Farrugia and Graham Connelly
Our evidence which informed part 2 of the Scottish Parliament’s Inquiry - role of the third sector and private sector in improving attainment…
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Working together for people who go missing in Scotland

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Louise Hill
A response to a consultation around people who go missing in Scotland, where looked after children and care leavers are over represented.
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Draft guidance on decision making for foster carers

Year: 2015 | Topic: Foster care | Author: Louise Hill
Our consultation response to the draft guidance on decision making for foster carers.
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National Care Standards consultation

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Gordon Main & Ben Farrugia
Our consultation response to the review of the National Care Standards for health and social care services - looking at the core principles o…
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Scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia & Graham Connelly
Evidence submitted by CELCIS, to inform the Scottish Parliament’s scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill at Stage Two. The paper focuses o…
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Social Pedagogy briefing paper

Year: 2012 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, International | Author: Mark Smith
There is growing interest across the UK in European models of social pedagogy.
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CELCIS informs Scottish Government scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia & Graham Connelly
Additional evidence supplied by CELCIS to assist the Education and Culture Committee
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Pregnancy and parenthood in young people strategy

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Our consultation response draws on academic research, our own activities, and the experience of professionals.
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Regulations and Guidance under the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015

Year: 2015 | Topic: Legislation | Author: CELCIS
Our response to Scottish Government consultation: Regulations and Guidance under the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015
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Scotland’s Adoption Register Regulations

Year: 2015 | Topic: Legislation | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
Our response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on regulations governing the operation of Scotland’s Adoption Register
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Draft Statutory Guidance on Children and Young People Act 2014

Year: 2015 | Topic: Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia
Our consultation response to inform the development of Statutory Guidance for Parts of the Children and Young People Act 2014: the Named Pers…
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Scotland’s educational attainment gap inquiry

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: CELCIS
Our consultation response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee Inquiry on the educational attainment gap
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Scrutiny of Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia, Graham Connelly
Our evidence response to the Scottish Parliament’s scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill
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Independent Advisory Group on Stop and Search

Year: 2015 | Topic: Legislation | Author: Andrea Priestley
CELCIS written evidence to Independent Advisory Group on Stop and Search
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Scottish Parliament inquiry into Social Isolation

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
Our evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s inquiry into social isolation.
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Inquiries into Fatal Accidents (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Andrea Priestley, Lisa Ann Kennedy
Our evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee on the general principles of the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths…
Consultations Resource

Public Inquiry into Historical Child Abuse in Scotland

Year: 2015 | Topic: Historical abuse, Legislation | Author: Jennifer Davidson
Our response to the Public Inquiry into Historical Child Abuse in Scotland Consultation
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Scottish Fire and Rescue Youth Engagement

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Andrea Priestley
Response to Scottish Fire and Rescue’s consultation on its draft Youth Engagement Strategy.
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CELCIS response: Review of National Care Standards

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: CELCIS
CELCIS response to Scottish Government consultation: Review of National Care Standards.
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CELCIS response: Inquiry into Health Inequalities

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: CELCIS
Our response to the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee call for evidence into an Inquiry into Health Inequalities.
Consultations Resource

CELCIS: Consultation Responses 2013

Year: 2013 | Topic: Legislation | Author: CELCIS
Our responses to national consultations on issues that matter to looked after children (2013).
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Consultation with Children and Young People

Year: 2013 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Residential care, Voices of young people | Author: Who Cares? Scotland
What are young people’s experiences of the services they receive.
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Response to Scottish Government consultation on "A Connected Scotland"

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Lizzie Morton
This joint response was developed in collaboration with partners including Barnardo’s Scotland, Befriending Networks, Children In Scotland, L…
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Response to consultation on Education and Skills Committee inquiry into the attainment of school aged children experiencing poverty 

Year: 2018 | Topic: Active implementation, Education | Author: Lizzie Morton
A response to the Education and Skills Committee inquiry into the attainment and achievement of school aged children experiencing poverty.

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