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Parliamentary Evidence: The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry of Provisions) Regulations 2020/The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Amendment of Expiry Dates) Regulations 2020

Evidence to the Covid-19 Committee around proposed extension to emergency powers granted under the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts.

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Evidence to the Justice Committee on the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie’s evidence focuses on issues around child trafficking he feels the Scottish Parliament’s Bill must address.

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Evidence to the JCHR on UK compliance with the UNCRC

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie provides written evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry into the UK’s compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Response to Petition PE1548: national guidance on restraint and seclusion in schools

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie responds to Petition PE1548 at the Public Petitions Committee.

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Submission to the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee on Petition PE1319: Improving youth football in Scotland

This submission to the Public Petitions Committee consists of:

  • a child rights impact assessment on the registration process for youth football in Scotland from a rights perspective, and
  • a research report exploring the views of young players.

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Response to inquiry on the Human Rights Act

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie outlines concerns around the UK Government’s proposal for a British Bill of Rights and repeal of the Human Rights Act in this response to the European

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Parliamentary Evidence: Scotland’s relationship with the EU

Former Commissioner Tam Baillie responds to European and External Relations Committee’s request for evidence around Scotland’s relationship with the EU following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

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Comment on Petition PE1603/N: Ensuring greater scrutiny, guidance and consultation on armed forces visits to schools in Scotland

In this letter to the Public Petitions Committee, former Commissioner Tam Baillie comments on this petition.

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