Letter from ACC Bernard Higgins, Police Scotland, Gold Commander for COP-26, outlining Police Scotland’s commitment to and provision for ensuring that children’s human rights are protected during peaceful protests at
Commissioner’s letter to ACC Bernard Higgins, Police Scotland, Gold Commander for COP-26 urging that children and young people’s human rights be respected, protected and fulfilled in the policing of peaceful protests
Commissioner’s letter to Education Directors urging support for schoolchildren participating in global climate strike on Friday 24 September 2021.
June 2021. Currently, the UK Army recruits more soldiers at 16 than any other age. In this joint letter coordinated by CRIN, 20 prominent human rights voices call for an end to the UK government’s practice of recruiting those under 18.
May 2021. Letter to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from the Children’s Commissioners of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, calling for an end to the two-child limit on Universal Credit and Child Tax Credit.
Letter from Commissioner Bruce Adamson raising concerns that a mother and baby unit is unsuitable for children and is potentially discriminatory.
January 2021. Letter from UK Children’s Commissioners urging the JCVI to include teachers and teaching staff in vaccination priority lists.
December 2020.The Commissioner wrote to John Swinney MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills on 22 December 2020, outlining the support children will need to ensure their rights are realised while schools are closed to most children.
December 2020. Letter to Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills John Swinney MSP outlining concerns around the breach of the right to education as a result of decisions around exam cancellations in 2021.