Cover of our short report on children in conflict with the law.

Short report: Children in conflict with the law

November 2020.LLM Student Kate Whiting worked with us to write a report on children in conflict with the law in Scotland and whether their human rights are upheld. This is a summary version of the report for children and young people.

The cover of our 2019/20 Annual Report.

Annual Report 2019-20

October 2020. Our Annual Report for April 2019 to March 2020 covers a year where progress was made on key issues for children’s human rights in Scotland, including UNCRC Incorporation, equal protection of children from assault and raising the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

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Children and Young People’s Annual Report 2019-20

October 2020. Our Children and Young People’s Annual Report for the period between April 2019 and March 2020 is an online resource explaining some of the most important things we did as fierce champions for your rights.

Read the report online.

Cover for our Older Children in Conflict With the Law report.

Older Children In Conflict With the Law

October 2020. A legal analysis of how Scots law complies with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) for children aged 16 and 17, written for our office by Kate Whiting, LLM student at the University of Edinburgh.

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

Submission to Covid-19 Committee- The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry of Provisions) Regulations 2020: The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Amendment of Expiry Dates) Regulations 2020

October 2020. Our submission to the Scottish Parliament’s COVID-19 Committee around amendments to the expiry dates of Coronavirus legislation.

Read our submission.

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

Letter to MSPs: Parliamentary Debate on Residential Outdoor Centres

September 2020. A letter to MSPs from Head of Strategy Gina Wilson ahead of this debate.

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Cover for our documents around the 2020 exams.

Exams 2020: Correspondence with SQA

April-September 2020. All correspondence between our office and the SQA over the decision to cancel exams in 2020 and its consequences.

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