Whilst we welcome the Bill’s provision to allow action to be taken against public authorities who do not act in ways that are compatible with the UNCRC, we believe that the inclusion of an additional ‘due regard’ duty would strengthen the Bill and further protect children’s rights.

Date:
20 Dec 2021
Level:
Recommendation
Subject:
Education and Lifelong Learning
Agreement:
-
Notes:

Response to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee’s call for views on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Renewed by Conveners Group on 28th August 2021