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Consultation on Police Powers to Search Children and Young People for Alcohol: Analysis of Responses

Consultation on Police Powers to Search Children and Young People for Alcohol: Analysis of Responses

Friday, November 4, 2016

ISBN: 9781786525698

Analysis of Consultation Responses

Executive Summary

Between 21 March and 15 July 2016, the Scottish Government undertook a public consultation on whether the police should have legal powers to stop and search children and young people for alcohol, or people suspected of supplying children with alcohol. The consultation received 130 responses from a range of individuals and organisations. This included 11 reports of consultation activities held with children and young people in different parts of Scotland. This report analyses the responses.