Scope of responsibility
All the Children’s Commissioner’s work is driven by what children told us is important to them
The Commissioner is the designated Accounting Officer for the Children’s Commissioner for England’s office (CCo). The Commissioner has personal responsibility for maintaining a sound system of governance, internal control, and risk management within this area of responsibility to support the achievement of CCo’s policies, aims and objectives, whilst safeguarding public funds and the sponsoring department’s assets.
Introduction by Dame Rachel de Souza, Children’s Commissioner for England This is my second Annual Report as Children’s Commissioner. This reports on my first full year in office. I am proud and delighted to have taken on this role at such a critical time for our nation’s children. As the tidal wave of the Covid-19 […]
We publish details of all spending over £25,000 on a quarterly basis. 1 April 2021 – 30 June 2021 Nil 1 July 2021 – 30 September 2021 Transaction date Merchant name Transaction amount Entity Details 09/08/2021 National Audit Office £33,600.00 OCC External Audit Services 1 October 2021 – 31 December 2021 Nil 1 January 2022 […]
1 April 2022 – 30 June 2022 Transaction date Merchant name Transaction amount Entity Details 31/05/2022 Hootsuite £575.99 OCC Social Media service 1 July 2022 – 30 September 2022 Transaction date Merchant name Transaction amount Entity Details 15/09/2022 LABEVENTS £570.00 OCC Labour Party Conference 15/09/2022 Conservative Party £530.95 OCC Conservative Party Conference 1 October 2022 […]
Foreword from Dame Rachel de Souza My first and most important task as Children’s Commissioner for England is to listen to the voices of children up and down the country, particularly those who don’t always have their voices heard, to understand what matters most to them, and what help they need to have good childhoods […]
We publish details of all spending over £500 using a government procurement card (GPC) on a quarterly basis. 1 April 2021 – 30 June 2021 Transaction date Merchant name Transaction amount Entity Details 17/06/2021 RStudio £804.89 OCC Specialist web hosting for our vulnerability app 1 July 2021 – 30 September 2021 Transaction date Merchant name […]
This is my first annual report since taking up the role of Children’s Commissioner for England at the beginning of March 2021. It is such an honour to have been appointed and I am excited about the challenges ahead and the opportunities to bring real change to children’s lives. Part of this job is having […]
As I take up my position as Children’s Commissioner for England we are at a watershed moment for our country. The Covid pandemic has had a dramatic impact on all our lives, but especially for children who have spent so much time out of school, and missed out on many of the things we now […]
Our 2020 annual report for Help at Hand, our advice line for children in care.
We publish details of all spending over £25,000 on a quarterly basis. 1 April 2020 – 30 June 2020 Nil 1 July 2020 – 30 September 2020 Transaction date Merchant name Transaction amount Entity Details 14/08/2020 National Audit Office £33,600.00 OCC External Audit Services 1 October 2020 – 31 December 2020 Nil 1 January 2021 […]
The following are expenses and hospitality expenditure between 1 April 2020 – 31 March 2021 for staff members of our senior management team, audit and risk committee and advisory board. 1 April – 30 June Nil 1 July – 30 September Nil 1 October – 31 December Nil