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.
June 2021. Report of our latest investigation, which found children in secure accommodation may have been deprived of their liberty without due process of law.
June 2021. Joint briefing from the Scottish Youth Parliament and the Commissioner on human rights issues surrounding education and Alternative Certification Models.
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.
May 2021. This submission focuses on the challenges faced by children and young people to enjoy the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association while advancing climate justice in Scotland.
Letter from Commissioner Bruce Adamson raising concerns that a mother and baby unit is unsuitable for children and is potentially discriminatory.
The Children’s Commissioners of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland respond to this consultation.
March 2021. Submission to Scottish Government consultation on their draft public engagement strategy for climate change.
March 2021. We’ve responded to the Scottish Qualification Authority’s consultation on proposals for the 2021 National Qualifications Appeals Process.
March, 2021. Meeting minutes from the Commissioner’s Senior Management Team.