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Cover for our documents around the 2020 exams.

Response to Priestly Review: A Rapid Review of National Qualifications experience 2020

Our response to this review from the Scottish Government.

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Cover for policy work created by the Commissioner's office.

Consultation response: Scottish Sentencing Guidelines

The Commissioner’s office responds to this consultation.

Cover for policy work created by the Commissioner's office.

Consultation Response: Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

The Commissioner’s response to consultation on the Scottish Government’s proposals for this Bill.

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Cover for policy work created by the Commissioner's office.

Consultation response: Early learning and childcare statutory guidance

Our response to the Scottish Government expresses disappointment that a human rights-based approach has not been fully embedded in this draft of the statutory guidance.

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Response to Legal Assistance in Scotland: Fit for the 21st Century

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie responds to the Law Society of Scotland’s discussion paper on legal assistance, focusing on the potential impact of its proposals on children and young people.

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Cover for policy work created by the Commissioner's office.

Consultation on draft statutory guidance for part 9 (corporate parenting) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act, 2014

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie responds to the draft guidance around the Act from a perspective explicitly based on children’s rights.

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Evidence on the Education (Scotland) Bill

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie’s response to consultation on the Bill.

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United Kingdom Children’s Commissioners’ response to the Home Office consultation “Reforming support for failed asylum seekers and other illegal immigrants”

The 4 UK Children’s Commissioners’ joint response to a Home Office consultation.

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