Consultation on the revised National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland

Date: 27th October 2020
Category: Equal protection from violence


Closing date: 31st January 2021

Scottish Government will revise the current National Guidance published in 2014, to ensure consistency with the recommendations of the Child Protection Improvement Programme 2016, and current legislative, policy and practice developments.

The aim of the consultation is to seek views on the tone, level of detail and approach in the revised guidance, in particular in relation to the description of new or significant aspects, and whether there are any omissions or issues that have not been adequately addressed.

Respond to the consultation here.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your response, please email