The Children's Commissioner for England
Promoting the views and best interests of children and young people in England.
Welcome to the Office of the Children's Commissioner's website.
Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day 2014 will be on Friday 21st November.
In 2013, Tesco's Chief Executive, Philip Clarke; Children's Minister, Edward Timpson; NHS England's Chief Executive, Sir David Nicholson; Chief Nursing Officer of England, Jane Cummings; Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls and Assistant Metropolitan Police Chief, Simon Byrne were just a few of the people and organisations that were taken over by thousands of children across England.
What We Say We Need
Children and young people in the news
- 6 March 2014
Children's Commissioner mention: Sue Berelowitz talking about consent (Today Programme, BBC Radio 4)
- 10 February 2014
Children's Commissioner mention: Channel 5 News survey reveals stress of growing up in modern Britain (Channel 5)
- 21 January 2014
Children's Commissioner's column: Recognising good factors can help the less fortunate (Children & Young People Now)
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School Exclusions Inquiry
Dr Maggie Atkinson, Children's Commissioner for England launched the first Inquiry under the Children Act 2004 powers into school exclusions.
About the OCC
Our information flyer that tells you about the OCC.