Motto: “In My Defens God Me Defend“ (Scots). “In my defence God me defend.”
- The head of state of the United Kingdom is the monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II, since 1952). Scotland has limited self-government within the United Kingdom as well as representation in the UK Parliament. It is also a UK electoral region for the European Parliament. Certain executive and legislative powers have been devolved to, respectively, the Scottish Government and the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood in Edinburgh. Source: Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.
The Scottish Parliament Building (Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba, Scots: Scots Pairlament Biggin) is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Edinburgh.
The Child Protection Task Force Scotland.
National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2010 – The Scottish Government
RESPONDING TO CONCERNS ABOUT CHILDREN
287. All staff who work and/or come into contact with children and their families have a role to play in child protection. That role will range from identifying and sharing concerns about a child or young person to making an active contribution to joint decision-making and/or planning an investigation to supporting the child or young person and their family (click here for further information),