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Commenting on the Senedd Petitions Committee’s ‘Freedom to thrive’ report, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales Rocio Cifuentes said:

“I feel passionately that public transport should be free for all young people in Wales, and it’s something I’ve consistently […]

Statement after Neil Foden is found guilty of sexual abuse

Children’s Commissioner for Wales Rocio Cifuentes said: “All children have a right to be safe and to learn without fear […]

Only a fifth of children answering survey are full after school dinner

Only 19% of children taking part in a survey about school dinners said they are full after their meal. Almost […]

A Promise from the Children’s Commissioner for Wales to Care Experienced Young People

Over twenty years ago, as a result of significant failures to support children in care, Wales took a brave decision […]

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales’ response to ‘Learner travel in Wales: analysis and evaluation: recommendations report December 2023’ which was published on 14 March 2024

Welsh Government’s review of the Learner Travel Measure is totally inadequate, falling short of signalling any meaningful change to current guidance or legislation, and […]

Children’s Commissioner’s response to Kaylea Titford Child Practice Review

Responding to the report on 14 March, Children’s Commissioner for Wales Rocio Cifuentes said: “Today’s report is clear that Kaylea […]

Organisations ‘deeply disappointed that Ministers have not listened’- Response to child poverty strategy

In a joint response to the Welsh Government’s child poverty strategy, published on 23 January, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales […]

Response to Estyn’s report on secondary school attendance

Commenting on Estyn’s Improving attendance in secondary schools report, published on 18 January 2024, Children’s Commissioner for Wales Rocio Cifuentes […]

Commissioner’s Report on Racism in Secondary Schools

Many children and young people experience racism and racist incidents in secondary school, and few have confidence in how this […]