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National Guidance for Child Protection Committees for Conducting a Significant Case Review

Published: 31 Mar 2015
Part of:
Communities and third sector

Guidance for Child Protection Committees when conducting a Significant Case Review. This guidance replaces the National interim guidance for undertaking SCRs published in 2007.

61 page PDF

9.7 MB

National Guidance for Child Protection Committees for Conducting a Significant Case Review
Annex 7

Annex 7

Dissemination/publication: interested parties

CPCs are referred to the Freedom of Information and Data Protection section of this guidance.

Those with responsibility for local service delivery and review will include:

  • The local Child Protection Committee;
  • Chief officers: chief executive of local authority/chief executive of health board/Police Scotland representative;
  • Director of social work/chief social work officer/senior managers in the police, education and health service;
  • Staff involved in the review;
  • Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service;
  • Children's Reporter/Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA);
  • Inspectorates - Care Inspectorate, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, Health Improvement Scotland; and
  • Voluntary organisations and independent providers, where they are involved in the case.

Those with wider interests in the SCR report could include:

  • Child/young person/family/carers and/or significant adults of child involved;
  • Local councillors/health board chairs/representatives of Police Scotland;
  • Local authority, health board and police press officers;
  • Scottish Government;
  • Other child protection committees;
  • Professional representative bodies;
  • Legal representatives; and
  • Unions.

Other key interests are likely to be:

  • The general public;
  • Elected members, for example, MSPs, MPs and Councillors


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