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About the Children's Panel

Children's Panel members make vital decisions about vulnerable children and young people who are in need of care or who have offended, at a children's hearing. Each hearing is a lay tribunal involving three members of the panel and must consist of at least one man and one woman.

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Case Studies

Read these case studies to see how you could help change a child or young person's life by becoming a panel member.

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2,500 PANEL MEMBERS
In 32
Authorities across Scotland

Gain leadership skills,
make a difference
to young people

RegionsAberdeen CityAberdeenshireAngusArgyll and ButeClackmannanshireDumfries and GallowayDundeeEast AyrshireEast DunbartonshireEast RenfrewshireEast LothianEdinburghEilean SiarFalkirkFifeGlasgowHighlandInverclydeMidlothianMorayNorth AyrshireNorth LanarkshireOrkneyPerth and KinrossRenfrewshireScottish BordersShetlandSouth AyrshireSouth LanarkshireStirlingWest DunbartonshireWest LothianAberdeen CityAberdeenshireAngusArgyll and ButeClackmannanshireDumfries and GallowayDundeeEast AyrshireEast DunbartonshireEast RenfrewshireEast LothianEdinburghEilean SiarFalkirkFifeGlasgowHighlandInverclydeMidlothianMorayNorth AyrshireNorth LanarkshireOrkneyPerth and KinrossRenfrewshireScottish BordersShetlandSouth AyrshireSouth LanarkshireStirlingWest DunbartonshireWest Lothian