Information about the Commissioner and his office, who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations.
The information we publish under this class
Law establishing us
Read the Act of the Scottish Parliament which created the job of the Children and Young People's Commissioner.
Part 2 of this Act gives the Commissioner the power to undertake an individual investigation on the extent to which a service provider has had regard to the rights, views and interests of an individual child or young person.
Information about what the Commissioner must do to promote and protect children and young people's rights.
Find out who works for the Commissioner, including information about what they do, their email address and a contact number.
Find out a bit about the first and second Commissioner.
Find out more about the current Commissioner, Bruce Adamson.
Information about how to contact us can be found at the bottom of this page.
Information about how complaints can be made about the Commissioner and how they will be dealt with.
Key pages of our website translated into several different languages. Find out more about our accessibility statement and 'Happy to Translate'.
How to whistleblow to the Commissioner about a children's rights issue in Scotland.
Governance and accountability
Information about the Advisory Audit Board, which supports the Commissioner in his role as Accountable Officer.
Business continuity plan
Not currently available on the website. Please contact us for a hard copy.
Information about the Commissioner's Leadership Group, including who is on the group and minutes of their meetings. The Leadership Group are responsible for the operatonal day to day running of the office.
This policy sets out how the Commissioner will approach risk management to help support better decision making within the office.
Find out about how the Commissioner's office is managed; including the types of decisions and activities that can be delegated to staff to carry out.
Keeping others informed
Find out about the information that we make routinely available and how to access it.
The Commissioner sends out a monthly e-newsletter about his work.
Commissioner's Facebook page
Follow the Commissioner on Twitter
Selected speeches given by the Commissioner and his staff.