Proposed Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions) (Scotland) Bill

Proposer

Johann Lamont MSP

Draft Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to require the Scottish Ministers to introduce, and to implement, a National Transitions Strategy to improve outcomes for children and young people with a disability in the transition to adulthood, and to require local authorities to introduce a transitions plan to ensure each child and young person with a disability receives appropriate care and support before, and during, the transition to adulthood; and for connected purposes.

Lodged: 9 October 2019

Consultation closed:  22 January 2020

Accompanied by: Consultation Document (481KB pdf) 

Final Proposal

A proposal for a Bill to require the Scottish Ministers to introduce, and to implement, a National Transitions Strategy to improve outcomes for children and young people with a disability in the transition to adulthood, and to require local authorities to introduce a transitions plan to ensure each child and young person with a disability receives appropriate care and support before, and during, the transition to adulthood; and for connected purposes.

Lodged 18 June 2020

Accompanied by: Consultation Summary (583KB pdf)

Total supporters: 53

22 Scottish Labour

13 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

7 Scottish National Party

5 Scottish Liberal Democrats

5 Scottish Green Party

1 Independent

For supporters names see:

Proposed Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions) (Scotland) Bill list of supporters (69KB pdf)

Right to introduce Member's Bill Secured?

Yes

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to the proposal?

The member has the right to introduce a Member's Bill to give effect to the proposal until 1 June 2020 (or, exceptionally, until 30 September 2020).

 

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