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 Committee’s scrutiny of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill (the Bill) at Stage 1. We highlight the need to ensure children, particularly those with care experience, are cared for and protected, not criminalised.