UK Children’s Commissioners’ Joint Written Statement – Playday 1st August 2018

1 August 2018 News
UK Children's Commissioners' Joint Written Statement - Cover Pen on Paper

For the 31st anniversary of National Playday we join together as the independent Children’s Commissioners of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to:

  • Celebrate every child’s right to play under Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; and
  • Urge everyone to play their part in ensuring we create the best possible opportunities for all children and young people to embrace their right to play.

You can read the full statement here. 

Video message

The Commissioner’s also highlighted the benefits of play to children’s health, wellbeing and development in a video message: