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Annual Report 2017

The Convenor & Tribunal Board has today published the Annual Report of the President of the CYCT and the Children’s Convenor. The report includes a foreword by the Chair of the Board, a summary of the highlights, developments and activities throughout 2017 and statistical information on the referral of children to the Convenor and CYCT.

Kilbrandon lecture

Last month, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland gave the 15th Kilbrandon Lecture at the University of Strathclyde. The Kilbrandon Lecture is given each year to mark the legacy and impact of the report of the Committee headed by Lord Kilbrandon which led to the establishment of the Children’s Hearing System in Scotland in 1971.

Being Part of the CYCT

By joining the Child Youth and Community Tribunal you can play a part in helping children and young people whilst gaining new skills and understanding. "Being a part of the CYCT is rewarding as it is important to the community... It’s good to know that we have the means and the knowledge to make decisions in the best interests ...

Waiting room improvements

Following feedback from young people visiting Briarwood, improvements to brighten up the waiting room have been completed.

Lt-Governor praises Juvenile Court alternative

THE Lt-Governor, Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder, and Lady Corder were given an insight into the work of the Child Youth and Community Tribunal during their visit to the group’s St Martin’s headquarters. They spoke to chair of the children’s convenor and tribunal board, Gill Couch, deputy children’s convenor James Ovenden, CYCT president David Raines and deputy ...