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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5O-02226: Maurice Corry (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 6 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Public Petitions Committee's call for child rights and wellbeing impact assessments of all armed forces' visits to schools.

Answered by: John Swinney 13 June 2018

We will consider the recommendations from the Public Petitions Committee report, on Ensuring greater scrutiny, guidance and consultation on armed forces visits to schools in Scotland, and will respond to the Committee in due course. As part of this we will consider the recommendation that the Scottish Government carries out a child rights and wellbeing assessment in relation to armed forces visits to schools.