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A Scottish Government minister has resigned over past actions he said had been "considered to be inappropriate". Mark McDonald, the SNP minister for childcare and early years, apologised "to anyone I have upset" as he stepped down from the role. The MSP for Aberdeen Donside said previous behaviour he had…
The former carers of a woman who has not been seen for almost 18 years have made a second appearance in court charged with her abduction and murder. Margaret Fleming, 36, was reported missing in October last year from her home in Main Road, Inverkip, Inverclyde, but police said the…
New figures published by the Mental Welfare Commission show a rise of 12.5% in existing guardianship orders in Scotland, to 12,082 at March 2017. These orders are granted by a court when a person does not have the capacity to make some or all decisions for themselves because of mental…
Inverclyde is leading the way in involving children, young people and their families in designing good quality services. Families across the area are benefitting from joined up services which have a positive impact on improving the lives of children and young people, according to inspectors. It follows a joint inspection…
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