Who Cares? Scotland is calling for the Scottish Human Rights Bill to include an equality provision which names and explicitly protects Care Experienced people, and a Human Rights Scheme which states that there should be independent advocacy for people whose rights are most at risk, specifying Care Experienced people.
This response provides comment on the Scottish Government’s review of the National Outcomes.
This response provides comment on the Scottish Parliament’s Education, Children and Young People Committee’s call for views on the Care and Justice (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1.
Response to the Scottish Government Children’s Care and Justice Bill Consultation on Policy Proposals, June 2022
This response provides comment on proposals from the Scottish Government for a new Care and Justice Bill. This is an important opportunity to create policy reform to improve the youth justice and care systems in Scotland.
Response to the Cross-border Placements of Children and Young people into Residential Care in Scotland Policy Paper – January 2022
This response provides comment on the proposed Scottish Government policy relating to placing children and young people into residential care based in Scotland when a High Court in England or Wales has granted a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Order [DOLS].
Respondent information form for the Scottish Government with regards to WC?S’s response to the Raising the Age of Referral to the Reporter Consultation.
Respondent information form for the Scottish Government concerning the Legal Aid Reform Consultation in 2019.
Who Cares? Scotland’s response to the Children’s Rights Consultation on incorporating the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into our domestic law in Scotland.
Respondent information form for the Scottish Government with our response to the Job Grant Consultation in 2019.
Our response to the consultation on the draft of the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019
Our response to the review of Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and creation of a Family Justice Modernisation Strategy.
Our response to the Progressing Children’s Rights in Scotland: An Action Plan consultation
Our response to the consultation on changes to the Disclosure System
Our response to Empowering Schools: A consultation on the provision of the Education (Scotland) Bill
Our response to the consultation on the draft of The Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018
Our response to the consultation on the Proposed Draft Police Act
1997 and Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act
2007 Remedial Order 2018
Our response to the consultation on the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill – July 2017
Our response to the consultation on the new National Health and Social Care Standards – January 2017
Our response to the consultation on the draft of the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order – January 2017
Who Cares? Scotland
Empowering teachers, parents and
communities to achieve excellence and
equity in education: A Governance Review
Our response to the consultation on the Education Governance Review – December 2016
Our response to the consultation on Working Together for People Who Go Missing – December 2015
Our response to the consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance:
Standards in Scotland’s School etc. Act 2000
Our response to the consultation on Mental Health in Scotland – A 10 Year Vision
WC?S response to the government consultation on the child poverty bill.
A joint response with CELCIS on a review of the Scottish Social Housing
Charter. CELCIS is the Centre for excellence for looked after children in Scotland.
Who Cares? Scotland’s response to the Draft Strategic Police Priorities for Scotland 2016.
Who Cares? Scotland’s response to the Consultation on Police Powers to Search Children and Young People for Alcohol. The response is guided by research and consultation with Care Experienced young people.
Who Cares? Scotland’s Response to the Consultation on the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility. During the consultation we spoke to 32 Care Experienced young people about their thoughts on Minimum ages the Children’s Hearing System, police relationships with young people in care, criminal records and disclosures.
Who Cares? Scotland consulted Care Experienced young people about what being healthy means to them.
Who Cares? Scotland response to questions on draft guidance for Part 10 Aftercare from September 2015.
Who Cares? Scotland response to questions on draft guidance for Part 11 Continuing Care from 2015.
Who Cares? Scotland discusses Student Support, funding and access for Care Experienced students hoping to attend university.
Who Cares? Scotland responds to the legal and practical challenges of
mental health services in Scotland referred to in the 2014 Children & Young People Act. It discusses the main challenges for NHS mental health services and provides some recommendations.
Who Cares? Scotland responds to the Education Scotland Bill and urges the Scottish Government to consider the inequalities faced by Care Experienced people when it comes to further education.
Who Cares? Scotland response to the review of Police Scotland’s stop and search practices. We ask Police Scotland to keep in mind their responsibilities as Corporate Parents.
A consultation of Care Experienced young people and their views on Health Promoting Care Placements. The intention was to establish the experiences of accessing health services and the understanding of relevant health issues while growing up in a variety of placements.
Who Cares? Scotland’s response to the causes and impact of child poverty in Renfrewshire.