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  • 19 December 2014

    Guest blog from Dawn Rees, Principal Policy Adviser for Health: "Police cells must never be an option for children and young people"

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    The Government has announced that children and young people under the age of 18 should not be held in police cells as places of safety if they are detained under Section 135 or Section 136 of the...
  • 8 December 2014

    Guest Blog: Yusuf (Year 11, Parrs Wood High School)

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    Yusuf, a Year 11 pupil at Parrs Wood High School, has taken over the Children's Commissioner's blog to tell us all about what he got up to on Takeover...
  • 31 October 2014

    Guest blog from Dawn Rees, Principal Policy Adviser for Health: Response to the NSPCC's 'On the Edge' report

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    Today the NSPCC published its report On the Edge which looks at what the young people who contacted Childline said about their distress, self-harm and thoughts about...
  • 23 October 2014

    Supporting National Care Leavers Week

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    At the OCC children in, and young people preparing to leave, the care system have always participated in our work. The Children and Families Act 2014 says we must have a particular regard for them...
  • 10 September 2014

    Guest blog from Dawn Rees, Principal Policy Adviser for Health: The CMO's report sets out cogent evidence of a public health crisis in child and adolescent mental health

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    We welcome the recommendations of the Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report for 2013 Public Mental...
  • 3 September 2014

    Give young people access to the places where the 'elite' learns and the power lives

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    You will perhaps have been as interested, as I was, to read the study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission which said that elitism was so embedded in Britain ‘that it could be...
  • 1 September 2014

    Guest blog: Sue Berelowitz on child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

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    The six reports published by the Office of the Children's Commissioner as part of our Inquiry into child sexual exploitation lay bare the reality of appalling abuse suffered by some children and...
  • 30 June 2014

    Amazed all over again

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    I spend a lot of my time doing this job, being amazed all over again at how resourceful, kind, funny, and characterful most children and young people are. This past couple of weeks I've had several...
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