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Scotland leads world with new approach to missing people by listening to those who come back

Scotland leads world with new approach to missing people by listening to those who come back | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

About 99 per cent of the 23,000 people who were reported missing in Scotland in the past year were found within a month.

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Parr was given an award by the Economic and Social Research Council in 2015 for her work on the subject.

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Panorama: Britain's Missing Young People

Panorama: Britain's Missing Young People | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Hundreds of young people go missing in Britain every day. The police admit that vulnerable youngsters are being left at risk but say they are simply overwhelmed by the number of missing people. Reporter Darragh MacIntyre meets the families searching for clues and the parents who have been waiting years for news about their children.

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ESRC-funded researcher Hester Parr features from 8m45s.

 

Hester Parr was the 2015 Impact Prize winner for Outstanding Impact in Society for her work which improved the way UK police officers relate to missing persons and transformed policing guidance on the handling of missing persons and their families.

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