Class 7: How we are performing

Information about how the authority performs as an organisation, and how well it delivers its functions and services.

Information we publish under this class includes:

Annual Reporting

Annual accounts

Accounts that show how much has been spent by the Commissioner's office from each year's budget.

Annual reports

A report every year on how the Commissioner has been doing his work.

Audit of how we are doing

Advisory Audit Board

Information about the Advisory Audit Board, which advises the Commissioner on corporate governance, managing risk and auditing financial and management performance.

Annual audit reports

Summarises the auditor's opinions on the Commissioner's financial statements, reporting on conclusions and significant issues that arise from an audit.

Corporate parenting

Corporate parents

As well as looking after the rights of everyone in Scotland under 21 who has been looked after or in care, the Commissioner is one of many organisations and individuals who are corporate parents. Find out more about the responsibilities of being a corporate parent.

Corporate parenting plan

Outlines actions and activities that we will take to embed our corporate parenting duties in our work. 


Equality duty

Find out more about the Commissioner's functions and duties relating to equality. Read our latest and previous equality duty reports and our equality outcomes for 2017-2021.

External evaluations

Evaluation of a Right Blether

This report presents the final findings from the evaluation of the national consultation 'a Right Blether'. The aims of the consultation with children and young people were to raise the profile and work of the Commissioner, Tam Baillie; inform his strategic plan 2011-2015, and raise awareness and understanding of children's human rights.

Perception review, April 2013

This review sought to establish the perception of the office and the work of the previous Commissioner.