Connect's response to the Scottish Government's consultation 'Protecting Children: Review of section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937 and section 42 of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009' is available here.

Connect is very concerned about the implications of the proposals on parents with disabilities and learning difficulties who may not be able to access the support their family needs. Criminalising parents who may need family support which is not provided is a drastic step. 

The Scottish Government consultation is available here and closed on 14 November 2018.