New Scots guidelines to promise children greater protection

Date: 2nd June 2010
Category: Basic Health and Welfare

More children who have been victims of child trafficking or bullying or have been vulnerable to online sexual predators will be considered for the child protection register under new guidelines.

Unborn babies who are given a child protection plan because of concerns over their parents or home life will also automatically go on the register under the proposed rules, which will now be part of a three-and-a-half-month consultation.

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