Children's hearings training resource manual: volume 2

Volume 2 is a children's hearings handbook, focusing on the problems that some children face, the environment in which they live, their needs and their rights.

11 Further Reading

HMSO (1964) Kilbrandon Report: Children and Young Persons, Scotland, Cmnd 2306.
This document on which the children's hearings system is based remains a fundamental statement of its philosophy and principles. Reprinted in the Children in Society series ed. Asquith S, 1995, HMSO, Edinburgh

HMSO (1993) Scotland's Children: Proposals for Child Care Policy and Law, Cmnd 2286 Edinburgh
The White Paper which led to the Children (Scotland) Act 1995

Lockyer A & Stone F (1998) Juvenile Justice in Scotland: Twenty-five years of the Welfare Approach. T & T Clark, Edinburgh.
History and analysis of the development of the children's hearings system. (Professor Stone was a member of the Kilbrandon Committee)


Back to top