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University of Stirling - Responding to Unaccompanied Minors in Scotland

Policy and Local Authority Perspectives

Following the provisions of the 2016 Immigration Act to permit the transfer of unaccompanied children the Scottish Government, COSLA, and local authorities have entered into negotiations with the Home Office to facilitate the arrival of children and young people to Scotland The present research sought to explore the capacity, experience and understanding of local authorities to provide a support system that can best ensure the wellbeing of children....

Authors:

Paul Rigby

Maria Fotopoulou

Ashley Rogers

Andriana Manta