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S5W-00103: Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 16 May 2016

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason a spokesperson stated on 18 March 2016 that the Scottish Government “remains open to considering future change” to the age of criminal responsibility and that “Ministers are not taking a firm position on these matters at this point”.

Answered by: Mark McDonald 26 May 2016

The spokesperson’s comments reflected the Scottish Government’s position at that time. I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-00102 on 26 May 2016. All answers to written parliamentary questions are available on the Parliament’s website, the search facility for which can be found at: