Nanny brigade

14th February 2003 at 00:00
The Professional Association of Teachers has called on the Scottish Executive to close "a potentially damaging loophole" in the Protection of Children (Scotland) Bill. The proposed legislation only covers the 30 per cent of nannies hired through agencies. The union is campaigning throughout the UK for all nannies to be compulsorily registered. Michael White, regional officer for PAT in Scotland, said registration would give nannies the recognition and status enjoyed by other childcare professionals

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