Edinburgh Child Protection Committee

Download the committee's interim guidance on COVID-19 (PDF)

The Edinburgh Child Protection Committee is a partnership between organisations which develops, improves and puts in place the child protection strategy in Edinburgh.

We make sure services are always improving and learning about how best to protect children. We  provide public information which helps keep children safe from harm. 

Download committee documents (PDFs)


Members include senior staff from

  • the City of Edinburgh Council
  • NHS Lothian
  • Police Scotland
  • the voluntary sector and partner agencies

The current chair is Jackie Irvine, Chief Social Work Officer and Head of Safer and Stronger Communities