England’s Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield is concerned that removing the EU’s rights charter from British law after Brexit could seriously impact on children’s rights.
This week sees the return to the UK parliament of the EU...Read more
Britain’s exit from the European Union could see human traffickers who smuggle children between northern France and Britain evade capture, according to charities.
Many children are currently illegally moved to the UK from the northern French...Read more
Professor Sonia Livingstone and LSE MSc Media Communications Governance student DaYoung Yoo reflect on the discussions surrounding the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what it will mean for children.
For some policy areas, it...Read more
|Comment|author: Professor Sonia Livingstone and DaYoung Yoo
Children’s advocacy bodies in Wales have published a briefing paper setting out their concerns about the erosion of children’s rights by Brexit, and calling for action by the Welsh and UK governments. Adrian Voce reports.
In the face of a potential rebellion by some of its own MPs, the UK government has given ground on the status of human rights after Brexit. Adrian Voce reports and, below, we include extracts...Read more
A British Newspaper has revealed that the children’s commissioners of the four UK nations are preparing to increase the pressure on Brexit negotiators to protect children’s rights.
The i newspaper says that the UK’s four children’s...Read more
Scotland’s children’s commissioner and leading children’s charities this week joined a rally at Westminster to demand that the UK government and parliament engage with children and take their rights seriously in Brexit negotiations.
Representatives from Scotland’s...Read more
An alliance of UK children’s charities, including the Children’s Society, Children England, the NSPCC and Barnardo’s, have proposed key changes to the act of Parliament that will take the country out of the European Union....Read more
A wide-ranging alliance of children and young people’s organisations coordinated by Eurochild has issued a statement accusing governments of ignoring the voices of children and young people in the Brexit process and calling for action to...Read more
The children’s commissioner for England, Anne Longfield has called on EU and British negotiators to prioritise the resolution of residency status for children both in the UK and in mainland Europe. Adrian Voce reports.
Following her...Read more
With negotiations on the UK’s departure from the European Union beginning today, the Children’s Commissioner for England has accused the UK government of neglecting the situation of the more than half-a-million European Union children living...Read more
There are good practical reasons for play advocates to vote ‘remain’, but perhaps, suggests Adrian Voce, none of these matter. The play movement is innately open and inclusive; the opposite of the leave campaign’s main...Read more