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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

February 28, 2019 09:00

 

1. Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill The Committee will report back on engagement undertaken.

2. Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Prof. Jane Callaghan, Director, Child Wellbeing and Protection, University of Stirling;
Dr Stuart Waiton, Senior Lecturer, School of Social and Health Sciences, Abertay University;
Dr Anja Heilmann, Lead author, "Equally Protected?" report;
Diego Quiroz, Policy Officer, Scottish Human Rights Commission;
and then from—
Clare Simpson, Manager, Parenting Across Scotland;
Dr Louise Hill, Policy Implementation Lead, Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children (CELCIS), University of Strathclyde;
Amy-Beth Mia, Member, Who Cares? Scotland Collective;
Cheryl-Ann Cruickshank, Director of Operations, Who Cares? Scotland.

3. Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard.