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Children's Rights and Inclusion Strategy - Consultation

Children's Rights and Inclusion Strategy - Consultation

We are now consulting on an ambitious new strategy which aims to do more to put the child or young person’s voice at the centre of the hearings system.

The Children’s Rights and Inclusion Strategy was launched for consultation on 16 July 2020 by Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, in the Scottish Parliament. It aims to ensure children feel able to speak openly and honestly in hearings, and that their views are given real weight in the decision making process. We also want children to feel empowered, and that they have ownership of their rights.