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Our attitudes towards physical punishment of children and young people have undergone considerable change. The numbers of young adults reporting regular physical punishment during childhood has dropped substantially. Eighty percent of parents in Scotland say they don’t think physical punishment is useful.
Clare Simpson, Project Manager, Parenting across Scotland makes the case for children having the same protection from assault as adults.
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