Is Tam Baillie the right man to be Scotland's Children's Commissioner?
Published: Tuesday, 11 January 2011 14:23
From the Daily Telegraph Jan 4 2011 - by Jackie Kemp
Despite budget cuts of almost £1 billion next year, Holyrood is about to pick a Children's Commissioner, and give them a multi-million-pound budget, for six years. Tam Baillie, the incumbent, is the clear front-runner, but Jackie Kemp asks whether he is the right man for the £70,000-a-year post and if MSPs are bothering to find out.
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Children removed from 'fat family'
Published: Saturday, 24 October 2009 07:48
My 16-year fight with the NHS... and why my brave little boy deserves his millions
Published: Monday, 04 October 2010 12:39
The piece tells the moving story of how mother Pauline Mckenzie with the help of her lawyer Ken Lauder won the biggest-ever damages in a medical negligence case in Scotland for her birth-injured son Kyle after a 16-year legal fight.
It appeared as an exclusive in the Scottish Daily Mail on September 18 2010 By Jackie Kemp and Gavin Madeley.
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Newborn girl will return to parents of ‘obese family’ after ruling
Published: Saturday, 24 October 2009 07:39
A couple whose overweight children were taken into care by social workers are to be reunited with their newborn baby this week.
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