It’s one month today since the Scottish Parliament voted to pass the Children (Scotland) Bill into law. Below is a 22 minute video clip of the part of that debate relating to section 8. It makes interesting viewing. Analysis of this section of proceedings will follow here in the next few days.
Below is the (draft) Official Report of that Scottish Parliament meeting, which provides a full transcript. The section 8 debate starts in column 51:
The full Scottish Parliament stage 3 debate on the Children (Scotland) Bill can be viewed here: https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/stage-3-proceedings-children-scotland-bill-august-25-2020