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Recent developments in child protection policy and practice in Scotland and the UK

Kendrick, Andrew (2004) Recent developments in child protection policy and practice in Scotland and the UK. In: Coping with Child Maltreatment - Prevention and Intervention: International Overview, Observatoire National de l'Enfance en Danger (ONED), 2004-06-15 - 2004-06-15.

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This paper describes the developments in child protection policy and practice following the deaths of Kennedy McFarlane and Victoria Climbie. It outlines child protection statistics in Scotland and the findings of the Child Protection Review. It discusses the Children's Charter and the Framework for Standards in Child Protection. It also briefly discusses developments in England; Directors of Children's Services, Local Safeguarding Children's Boards, Information Database, and Children's Commissioner.