Children’s Commissioner for Wales
The Children’s Commissioner for Wales is the independent champion for children and young people in Wales. Sally Holland has been the Children’s Commissioner for Wales since April 2015 and her role is to safeguard and promote the welfare and rights of children, as laid out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Commissioner’s Investigation and Advice Service assists individual children to make sure their rights are respected.
The Commissioner also runs an Ambassador scheme for schools and community groups so that children and young people can participate in her work to make sure decision makers in Wales uphold children’s rights.