News



18 November 2017
The Commissioner has welcomed news that ScotRail has banned the use of mosquito devices at stations.
17 November 2017
Our office is running a three-day workshop with over 50 children and young people from around Scotland to ensure their priorities are included in the Commissioner's forthcoming strategic plan.
15 November 2017
The Commissioner’s office has outlined our top 5 priorities for tackling prejudice-based bullying and harassment against children and young people in Scottish schools.
15 November 2017
The Commissioner has lent his voice to ASH Scotland's #NotAFavour campaign, which reminds Scots that giving cigarettes to young people isn't doing them a favour.
15 November 2017
Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland Bruce Adamson – together with the other three UK Children’s Commissioners – has today called on the Chancellor to reverse changes to the benefits system.
25 October 2017
A network of Children’s Commissioners and children’s rights institutions have issued a joint letter raising concern around how Brexit will impact on children and children’s rights.
25 October 2017
Today we publish our 2016/17 annual report, which covers the last year of Tam Baillie's time as Commissioner.
24 October 2017
Today, the Scottish Government launches its BSL National Plan, which sets out the actions it aims to take to make Scotland a better place for those whose first or preferred language is British Sign Language (BSL).
19 October 2017
The Commissioner has welcomed the news that the Scottish Government and Scottish Labour Party have backed proposals to give children equal protection from assault to adults under Scots law.
19 October 2017
For National Care Leavers' Week, access resources we've produced around your rights to care.