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Wishaw’s MSP leads debate in Scottish Parliament to mark Child Safety Week 2024

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Wishaw’s MSP has lead a debate in the Scottish Parliament to mark Child Safety Week 2024. Child Safety Week is the flagship annual campaign of the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) to help families build confidence and skills in managing the risks to children’s safety.The theme of the week, which takes place between June 3 and 9, is ‘Safety, Sorted!; it encourages families to feel confident that, with one small change, they can stop a serious accident.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android Clare Adamson is the convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group on Accident Prevention and Safety Awareness.The MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw said: “I know bumps, scrapes, and bruises are part of growing up.

But accidents can have life changing impacts and they are not inevitable. Small changes can drastically reduce unintentional injury.“Since we last held a debate on Child Safety Week, we have had the domestic implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Embedding these core rights into Scots law marks a significant milestone for our Parliament.“We know that children from more deprived areas are disproportionately impacted by accidents and unintentional injury.

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