Stirling and Clackmannanshire Child Protection Committee

The Stirling and Clackmannanshire Child Protection Committee is a forum that's made up of representatives from a range of organisations. These include:

  • Stirling Council
  • Clackmannanshire Council
  • NHS Forth Valley
  • Police Scotland
  • voluntary and independent bodies that work with children and families


The main purpose of the committee is to:

  • ensure that child protection activity in Stirling and Clackmannanshire complies with national and local standards
  • promote better outcomes for children and young people in these areas

As laid out in child protection legislation, the committee's specific responsibilities are to lead on:

  • policies, procedures and protocols
  • self-evaluation, performance management and quality assurance
  • promoting good practice
  • training and staff development
  • strategic planning
  • public information and communication


The Child Protection Committee reports to the Chief Officers Group as stated in the Terms of Reference.

Child Protection Structure and Governance
Child Protection Terms of Reference