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Our news helps everyone working with and for looked after children and young people keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.


Updated Guidance published to support Children’s Service Planning

15 January 2020
The Scottish Government has published (13 January 2020) new statutory guidance on children’s services planning, in line with Par…


MSPs back stronger background checks to protect children

17 December 2019
The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee has published its Stage 1 report on the Disclosure (Scotland) Bill.


Secure Care focus of new investigation by Scotland’s Children’s Commissioner

16 December 2019
The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has announced an investigation into secure accommodation in Scotland.


European Social Network award win

11 December 2019
SOS Children’s Villages International win a major European award.


Statistics for Children looked after in England

10 December 2019
Department of Education in UK Government publishes 'Children looked after in England including adoption 2018 - 2019 statistics.