National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland
Guidance for all involved in protecting children.
This guidance describes the responsibilities and expectations for all involved in protecting children and will support the care and protection of children.
This publication includes narrative, impact assessments, practice insights, and stakeholder supportive statements.
A consultation was conducted to seek views on the revised National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland. The consultation was open from 21 October 20202 until 31 January 2021.
- View the results of this consultation on consult.gov.scot
The following publications have been superseded by the National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2021:
- The ‘Pink Book’
- 2014 child protection guidance
- 2014 guidance on protecting disabled children
- 2010 child protection guidance
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