A partnership between Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS), the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) and The Promise Scotland, that will facilitate a redesign of Children’s Hearings System with the needs of children and families with lived experience at its heart.

This will ensure effective implementation of the Independent Care Review and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, making sure Scotland #KeepsThePromise.

The Independent Care Review’s report the promise outlined what the Review heard from thousands of children, young people, families and the paid and unpaid workforce about the Children’s Hearings System.  The Promise Scotland, the body which drives the change demanded by the Care Review, set out in Plan 21-24 and Change Programme ONE who, how and what must happen next to #KeepThePromise.

Former Sheriff David Mackie has been appointed as the independent chair of The Hearings System Working Group.

Read more on The Promise Scotland website. You can also see a response from CHS and SCRA.

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