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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-15565: Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 22 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will list each of the organisations that engaged with its special advisers in October and November 2017 regarding the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill and confirm on what dates the engagements took place.

Answered by: John Swinney 16 April 2018

Special advisers engaged with the following stakeholders in relation the Information Sharing Bill in October and November.

Stakeholder

When

Social Work Scotland

2-10-2017, 6-11-2017

Tam Baillie, former SCCYP

12-10-2017

Children 1 st

31-10-2017

Aberlour

2-11-2017

Children in Scotland

3-11-2017

Barnardo’s

7-11-2017

Save the Children

17-11-2017

Special Advisors also engaged with political parties on the Information Sharing Bill over a range of dates, however we do not hold a list of dates on which such routine, informal conversations took place.