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Commissioner responds to curriculum white paper

Children’s rights should not be optional, an add-on or a nice-to-have; they should be a central feature of Wales’ new […]

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Children who have been raped or sexually assaulted face unacceptable waiting times for medical examinations and support

Children who have been raped or sexually assaulted face unacceptable waiting times for medical examinations and support, according to the […]

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UK Children’s Commissioners in joint Playday message

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales has joined with her counterparts in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and England to celebrate Playday, and […]

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Young people with learning disabilities lacking support

Two flagship Welsh Government laws are failing to deliver the support needed for young people with learning disabilities, leaving them […]

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Mental health approach that is ‘letting down a generation’ needs to change

Responding to the Children, Young People and Education Committee’s report on improving mental health services, Prof Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner […]

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Disabled children’s voices missing from accessibility planning

There is over reliance on individual schools to plan for the needs of pupils with physical disabilities and not enough […]

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Commissioner responds to Home Education announcement

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

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Commissioner: ‘Let’s provide children with the same protection in the law as adults’

Responding to the Welsh Government’s legislative proposal to remove the defence of reasonable punishment, Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales, […]

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UK Children’s Commissioners’ joint letter to Chancellor

UK children’s commissioners’ plea to Chancellor to reverse changes to benefits and tax credits system ahead of Autumn budget statement […]

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