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Foster Care Written Answer, 23/06/15 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Liam McArthur's (LD) question asking the Scottish Government what progress has been made with the development of a national learning and development framework for foster care.

Foster Care Written Answer, 22/06/15 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Liam McArthur's (LD) question asking the Scottish Government what action it has taken in light of reports that two in five fostered teenagers are living with their third foster family since going into care.

Consultation on Scotland's Adoption Register Regulations 2016, 30/03/15 - 22/06/15 [S]
The Adoption Register Regulations will set out the key requirements for supplying, retaining and disclosing information to and from the Register.

Monitoring SQA Attainment for Looked after and Vulnerable Children Written Answer, 15/12/14 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Angus MacDonald's (SNP) question asking the Scottish Government how it monitors SQA attainment levels for (a) looked-after and (b) vulnerable children.

Scotland’s Adoption Register nears ‘100’ landmark, 16/02/14 [S]
Almost 100 young lives have been turned around over the last three years since a national Adoption Register was established to help find loving families.

Foster Families Oral Question, 06/02/14 [S]
During Question Time on 6 February 2014 David Torrance (SNP) asked the Scottish Government what action it is taking to increase the number of foster families.

Delegated Powers Committee considers Children and Young People Bill, 04/02/14 [S]
During its meeting of 4 February 2014 the Scottish Parliament Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee considered the Children and Young People Bill after Stage 2.

Private Fostering in Scotland - Practice Guidance for Local Authority Children's Services, 29/11/13 [S]
The Scottish Government has published guidance for local authorities in Scotland on how to handle notifications of private fostering arrangements.

Foster Carers Written Answer, 12/11/13 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Murdo Fraser's (Cons) question asking the Scottish Government, if same-sex marriage was introduced, what its position is on whether it would be appropriate for (a) prospective and (b) current foster carers who oppose it to have their suitability to provide such care questioned; whether it considers that it would be appropriate to ask them their views on the matter, and under what circumstances it considers that opposition to it would make a person unsuitable to provide foster care.

Adoption Written Answer, 18/09/13 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Liam McArthur's (LD) question asking the Scottish Government what action it is taking to increase the levels of prospective adopters; what funding it has provided to (a) charitable and (b) independent adoption providers in each year since 2008-09, broken down by organisation, and what the eligibility criteria were.