Our news helps everyone working with and for children in need of care and protection, their families and carers, and with care leavers, to keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.

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Next Steps for The Promise

21 June 2024
The Promise Scotland has taken the next step towards realising the ambitions of The Promise for children, young people and famil…

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New Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) Official Statistics 2023/2024

20 June 2024
The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) has published (20 June) official statistics collected about the Children’…


New analysis shows disparity in statistics collected about disabled children in Scotland

08 May 2024
Different sources of information have for the first time been brought together in a new analysis by CELCIS, published today (8 M…

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Children's social work statistics for Scotland published 'Looked After Children'

30 April 2024
The Scottish Government has today (30 April) published the latest official annual Children's Social Work Statistics for Scotland…

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New legislation to strengthen support and rights for young people in Scotland

26 April 2024
Scotland’s Children (Care and Justice) Bill has been passed in the Scottish Parliament (25 April 2024) and is set to become law.