Publication - Consultation paper

National guidance for child protection - revised: consultation

Consultation on a revised version of the National Guidance for Child Protection to ensure it is consistent with the legislative and policy framework and current practice developments. The current version of the National Guidance for Child Protection was published in 2014.

National guidance for child protection - revised: consultation
Annex C: Steering Group Members

Annex C: Steering Group Members

Professor Brigid Daniel
Emeritus Professor, Queen Margaret University
(Chair from 1 October 2020) 

Bill Alexander
Associate, Children in Scotland
(Chair until 30 September 2020)

Lorna Aitken
Senior Education Officer, Education Scotland

DCS Lesley Boal
Detective Chief Superintendent, Police Scotland
(member until February 2020)

Marianne Cochrane
Consultant Paediatrician, Lead for Child Protection
and Adoption and Fostering, NHS Grampian

James Cox
Professional Social Work Advisor, Scottish Government

Euan Currie
Child Protection Committee Lead Officer

Nicola Dickie
Chief Officer – Children and Young People, COSLA
(member until March 2020)

Eddie Folan
Chief Officer – Children and Young People, COSLA
(member from March 2020)

Jennifer King
Education Manager, Chair of ADES Network

Melissa Hunt
Policy Manager, Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

Andy Jeffries
Senior Manager, Children's Practice Teams, City of Edinburgh Council

Lindsay MacDougall
Acting Head of Child Protection, Scottish Government 

Mairi Macpherson
Deputy Director, Creating Positive Futures, Scottish Government

DCS Samantha McCluskey
Detective Chief Superintendent,
Police Scotland (member from February 2020)

Neil McKenzie
Professional Advisor, Child Protection Unit, Scottish Government
(member from October 2020)

Aileen Nicol
Head of Improving Protection and Permanence, CELCIS

Kevin Mitchell
Executive Director of Scrutiny and Assurance, Care Inspectorate

Wendy Mitchell
Professional Advisor, Nursing and Midwifery Policy Unit,
Scottish Government

Jacquie Pepper
Chief Social Work Officer, Perth and Kinross Council

Kate Rocks
Head of Public Protection/Chief Social Work Officer, East Renfrewshire

Maureen Scott
Associate Chief Nurse, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Alan Small
Chair Child Protection Committee Scotland and Independent Chair Fife Child Protection Committee

Meg Thomas
Head of Programme Design and Policy, Includem. Representing CCPS

Deborah Wicksted
Professional Advisor, Child Protection Unit, Scottish Government (member until September 2020)


Contact

Email: ChildProtectionConsultation@gov.scot