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Education Committee take evidence on the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1, 15/11/06 [S]
During their meeting on 15 November 2006 the Scottish Parliament Education Committee took evidence on the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Bill.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, [S]
The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Bill was published on 26 September 2006. The Act makes provisions to implement the recommendations of the Bichard Inquiry Report of 2004. The bill would establish a list of individuals unsuitable to work with children and a separate list of individuals unsuitable to work with protected adults.

Call for evidence on Protection of Vulnerable Groups Bill, 29/09/06 [S]
The Scottish Parliament Education Committee have issued a call for evidence on the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Bill (Scotland) Bill. The bill makes provisions to implement the recommendations of the Bichard Inquiry Report of 2004 and makes provisions for sharing information for child protection purposes. The bill would establish a list of individuals unsuitable to work with children and a separate list of individuals unsuitable to work with protected adults. Consultation to 10 November 2006.

Scottish Vetting and Barring Scheme: Analysis of the Consultation, 18/08/06 [S]
Analysis of the responses to the Scottish Executive consultation, Protecting Vulnerable Groups: Scottish Vetting and Barring Scheme. The analysis found widespread approval of the introduction of a new vetting and barring scheme. The consultation had proposed legislation which would provide the framework for a new vetting and barring scheme for those working with children and vulnerable adults in Scotland. The proposals were in response to the Bichard recommendations.

Amendment to definition of school care accommodation services within the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001, 07/08/06 [S]
Scottish Executive consultation on the proposal to widen the definition of school care accommodation services to include 'guardianship' arrangements. Currently, some pupils at mainstream independent schools stay with guardians during term time, holidays, half term, and weekends. The proposal would mean that this service would have to be regulated as part of the school care accommodation services. Consultation to 18 September 2006.

Ministerial statement on the legislative programme, 22/06/06 [S]
During the meeting of the Scottish Parliament on 22 June 2006, Margaret Curran, the Minister for Parliamentary Business, gave a ministerial statement on the legislative programme. She said that a consultation on a draft bill on children's services would take place later this year and that there will be a protection of vulnerable groups bill.

Disclosure Written Answer, 22/06/06 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Donald Gorrie's (LD) question asking the Scottish Executive when voluntary organisations will be able to deal directly with Disclosure Scotland to obtain disclosure checks for their volunteers free of charge, rather than going through the Central Registered Body in Scotland.

Child Protection Written Answer, 27/02/06 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Donald Gorrie's (LD) question asking the Scottish Executive whether it will reach a decision on the criteria which will apply when determining whether a person should be banned from working with children and, if so, whether it will publish such criteria.

New Scottish vetting and barring scheme, 08/02/06 [S]
The Scottish Executive has published a consultation document on proposals for legislation which will provide the framework for a new vetting and barring scheme for those working with children and vulnerable adults in Scotland. The proposals will provide for the creation of a Central Barring Unit and allow for parents to ask nannies, music teachers etc. to apply for enhanced disclosure. The proposals are in response to the Bichard recommendations.

Sex Offenders Written Answer, 09/02/06 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Euan Robson's (LD) question asking the Scottish Executive how it will ensure that there are effective reforms in respect of monitoring sex offenders.