Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People

Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People is Tam Baillie. He works to protect the rights of children and young people.

This site is for children and young people in Scotland, your parents and the adults who work with you. Here, you can learn about your rights, make your voice heard and find out who can help you live a safe and happy life.


The office will be closed from 17:00 on Friday 19 December until 9:00 on Monday 5 January.

While we're closed, we're unable to respond to emails or telephone calls. If you need to talk to someone, you can call ChildLine for free on 0800 1111 or visit their website to find ways to talk to them online.