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.
Social Work Scotland
Tam Baillie, former SCCYP
Children 1 st
Children in Scotland
Save the Children
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.