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Commissioner’s response to Welsh Government’s calls to ban vaping

Vaping is currently one of the top issues raised with me by children and young people. Children and young people […]

Children’s Commissioner welcomes new school uniform guidance

Responding to new statutory guidance on school uniforms, Rocio Cifuentes MBE said: “My team and I listened to almost 9,000 […]

‘Every child has a right to a full education’ – commissioner responds to High Court judgement

22 December 2022 Responding to the High Court judgement on Relationships and Sexuality Education, Rocio Cifuentes MBE said:   “I […]

Children’s Commissioner for Wales responds to plans to re-open schools in January 2021

17 December 2020 Responding to the statement issued today by the Welsh Government and WLGA, Professor Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner […]

Commissioner’s open letter to young people

16 August 2020 Dear Wales’ young people Last Thursday was never going to be like other exam results day; the […]

Coronavirus and Me survey results published

8 June 2020 54% of young people aged 12-18 who completed a nationwide Coronavirus survey are worried about falling behind […]

Commissioner welcomes Equal Protection announcement

4 April 2019 Welcoming a new Bill introduced by Welsh Government to give children the same protection in the law […]

Plans to tackle child poverty need ‘overhaul’

5 March 2019 Wales needs an ‘overhaul’ in how it addresses child poverty, according to the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. […]

Commissioner responds to Home Education announcement

1 February 2018 Responding to Government’s recent home education announcement, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales said: “In calling for more […]