Motions, Questions and Answers Search

We've released the first version of our new website and are looking for your feedback. Take a look and give us your views:

Motions, Questions and Answers Search Help

Forgotten Fathers

That the Parliament supports the Forgotten Fathers campaign by Fathers4Justice, which highlights the increased suicide risk among Scotland’s forgotten fathers who are struggling to remain in the lives of children they dearly love; understands that, every week, nine men die from suicide in Scotland and that 71% of all suicides are men; expresses concern not only that suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 across the UK, but that dads are three times more likely to die after separation than mothers, and supports the aims of Fathers4Justice to break what it sees as the wall of silence surrounding the suicide of separated fathers and move towards parental equality in Scotland.

Supported by: Bill Bowman, Ross Thomson, Annie Wells, Gordon Lindhurst

Current Status: Fallen on 04/10/2017
This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.