News



19 September 2017
Children’s Commissioners from across Europe are meeting in Helsinki today as the 21st ENOC Conference gets underway.
13 September 2017
Children must be heard and their views sought on Brexit, representatives from Scotland’s children’s sector and the Children & Young People’s Commissioner will tell parliamentarians at a special event at Westminster today.
11 September 2017
A human rights-based approach for the protection of young people moved a step closer last week in a meeting at the Scottish Parliament.
01 August 2017
The Commissioner’s office is reviewing our Strategic Plan— and we’re looking for six Young Advisers to help us shape the process.
31 July 2017
We’ve been glad to welcome Nick Hobbs to our office, who joins our team in the new role of Head of Advice and Investigations.
22 July 2017
The Commissioner has published a position statement that calls for Mosquito devices in Scotland to be banned.
16 July 2017
Our Head of Policy Máire McCormack writes about children from low-income families going hungry during the school holidays.
06 July 2017
The Commissioner has responded to a new report from the Equalities and Human Rights Committee at the Scottish Parliament which raises serious concern about prejudice-based bullying in Scotland.
20 June 2017
Our office is giving evidence around the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee from 10am today.
12 June 2017
The Commissioner has welcomed the news that Scotland's largest teaching union has backed calls for LGBTI issues to be taught in schools.