February 2022 We are of the view that the age assessment components within the Nationality and Borders Bill (‘the Bill’) are incompatible with the rights of children contained in the
June 2021. Joint briefing from the Scottish Youth Parliament and the Commissioner on human rights issues surrounding education and Alternative Certification Models.
March 2021. Our briefing ahead of Stage 3 debate on the UNCRC Incorporation Bill lays out the amendments our office does and does not support.
January 2021. We’ve sent MSPs a briefing asking them to support this Bill at Stage 1, suggesting ways it can be improved at Stage 2 and asking them to make sure Incorporation happens as soon as possible.
January 2021. Our briefing makes it clear that children in Scotland must be protected from being used as a covert human intelligence source (CHIS).
June 2020. Our briefing to MSPs ahead of Stage 2 of this Bill.