We’re available for advice on children’s human rights on email at inbox@cypcs.org.uk and on freephone at

0800 019 1179.

Results day this year will be more stressful than ever before. It’s not too late to make sure learners aren’t disadvantaged

We’re calling again on the SQA and Scottish Government to make sure that young people getting their results tomorrow aren’t disadvantaged.

Rights of children overlooked during coronavirus emergency

The coronavirus emergency has demonstrated how easily children are left with no voice, even as governments struggle to deliver policy aimed to benefit them, the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland said today.

Education decisions will have lifelong impacts, says Children’s Commissioner

The Commissioner says Scotland’s Education Recovery Group must use all available resources to the maximum extent possible to support children’s education.

Statement: Children and Young People’s Commissioner responds to Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee report on Improving Youth Football

Commissioner Bruce Adamson's statement following the publication of the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee report on Improving Youth Football.

Human rights concerns for children in detention: Convener of Justice Committee writes to Cabinet Secretary

The Convener of the Justice Committee has written to the Cabinet Secretary for Justice after the Commissioner and the Scottish Human Rights Commission raised concerns around human rights in Scotland’s Young Offenders’ Institutions and prisons.

Coronavirus is an education emergency for Scotland. Children and young people must be involved in how we tackle it

The coronavirus pandemic has been a health emergency for Scotland, but since schools first closed in March we've been clear it’s been an education emergency as well.

Welcome to our office: Gina Wilson, Head of Strategy

We’re delighted that Gina Wilson will be joining us in July as our new Head of Strategy.

Children’s right to education in a pandemic: Our evidence to the Education and Skills Committee

Our office has responded to the Scottish Parliament’s call for evidence around school closures, exam cancellations and vulnerable children.

Statement on Trussell Trust figures showing an 62% increase in food parcels given to children in Scotland in April

Children and Young People’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson fully supports calls for a lump sum cash payment of £250 for families on low incomes.

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