The Debating Disclosure event co-hosted by CYCJ, CELCIS and the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant took place on the 25 April to provide an overview of the current disclosure system, to raise awareness, understanding, and highlight areas of challenge. You can read the full event report here.
Disclosure Scotland have a range of future engagement events planned as detailed here but can provide sector or organisational specific inputs. CYCJ held a roundtable discussion on the consultation on 8 June and would be very happy to discuss responses with interested party or to share our draft response. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome Claire Lightowler, Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice and Introduction by Nick Hobbs Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland
Overview of the current system of disclosure Gareth Wilkes and Rachel McLean, Disclosure Scotland
The Children’s Hearings System Malcolm Schaffer, Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration
Legal Challenges and Human Rights Alison Reid, Clan Childlaw
Time for Policy Redemption Beth Weaver, University of Strathclyde
The future of disclosure Gerard Hart and Lynne McMinn, Disclosure Scotland
Closing remarks Debbie Nolan, Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice and Tom McNamara, Scottish Government