Smacking has no place in modern Wales, says minister

Smacking has no place in modern Wales, says minister
 

The physical punishment of children has no place in a modern and progressive Wales, children's minister Huw Irranca-Davies has said.
Ahead of a consultation due to start in January on a proposed smacking ban, Mr Irranca-Davies said the practice was "no longer be acceptable".
The comments have been welcomed by the children's charity the NSPCC.
But campaigners against the change in the law said a smacking ban would criminalise ordinary parents.
Mr Irranca-Davies' comments, re-affirming the government's intention to legislate for the ban, are some of the strongest made on the subject... read more

 
20 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 45
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