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Brock Report Recommendations Oral Question, 29/01/15 [S]
During First Ministers Question Time on 29 January 2015 Liam McArthur (LD) asked the First Minister what progress has been made in implementing the recommendations in Jackie Brock’s report on closing the gaps in the child protection process.

Jackie Brock's Report on Safeguarding Written Answer, 28/01/15[S]
Written answer given in response to Mark Griffin (Lab) question asking the Scottish Government what action it is taking to implement the recommendations of Jackie Brock's report on safeguarding vulnerable children

Taliban's School Attack in Peshawar Motion, 18/11/14 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 18 December 2014 by Hanzala Malik (Lab) on the Taliban’s Attack in a School in Peshawar. The full text of the motion reads:

Tackling child abuse, 11/11/14 [S]
A major public awareness campaign to educate people on the warning signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE) forms part of a wide ranging action plan published today aimed at safeguarding young people at risk.

Child Protection Ministerial Statement, 11/11/14 [S]
Ministerial Statement in the Scottish Parliament on 11 November 2014 from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, Michael Russell, on child protection.

Physical punishment: improving consistency and protection, 30/03/10 [E/NI/S/W]
This report for the Department for Children, Schools and Families looks into physical punishment in various settings and aims to determine if this is an area in which change is needed in order to strengthen the safeguards for children.

Children: physical punishment, 16/10/08 [E/NI/S/W]
Baroness Walmsley asked the government “What is their response to the recent memorandum by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights which stated that “laws allowing the definition of ‘justifiable assaults’ and ‘reasonable punishments’ on children are not compliant with international human rights standards”.

Child Protection Written Answer, 08/12/05 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Marlyn Glen's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive what plans it has for the promotion and monitoring of the law on physical punishment of children.

Justice 2 Committee - 22/05/02 - [S]
The Scottish Parliament's Justice 2 Committee took oral evidence on the Criminal Justice Bill at Stage 1 on 22 May 2002. Views were taken on Part 7, Section 43 - Physical Chastisement of children and Part 7, Section 44 on proposals for piloting Children's Hearings for young offenders between 16 and 18 years old.