‘Reasonable chastisement’ defence outlawed as Scotland bans smacking

Olivia Rook
Friday, October 4, 2019

Parents will no longer be able to use an occasional tap on the hand or a smack on the bottom to discipline their children.

Physical punishment in schools and other education settings is banned in all parts of the UK.
Physical punishment in schools and other education settings is banned in all parts of the UK.

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