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Child Protection in Sport. SP Paper 124, 3rd Report, 2017 (Session 5)

A Health and Sport Committee report states that there is an overwhelming case for the voluntary Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme to be made mandatory for all sports organisations in Scotland. The Committee's report follows allegations of historical child sexual abuse in football and highlights concerns raised about a backlog of checks waiting to be carried out on coaches and officials working with young players.

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Category: Social Welfare » Child protection. Keyword(s): Disclosure checks; Employment. Area(s) of law: Employment; Private Client.
Source: Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee.

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