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Media enquiries

Our communications team welcomes enquiries and requests for comment on a range of topical child policy issues, including:

  • Children’s rights
  • Education
  • Children’s health and wellbeing
  • Inclusion
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Early years and childcare.

Many of our key policy positions are outlined in our 2021-26 Manifesto.
Click here to access our Manifesto

We are usually unable to respond to requests concerning stories about individuals.

If you think we'll be able to assist with your media enquiry, please email us at: during normal working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm). Please note, this mailbox is not monitored over the weekend.

Our services and managed funds

The communications team handles media enquiries for a number of services and managed funds. Please note that staff in these services cannot respond to media requests sent directly to them. Any media queries received by our service teams will be re-directed to the communications team.

Children in Scotland manages the following services.
Please click on the title links provided for additional information.

Enquire – the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning.
Reach – advice for children and young people about additional support for learning.
My Rights, My Say – supporting the rights of children with additional support needs aged 12-15 to be more involved in the decisions that affect them.
Resolve: ASL – the largest provider of Additional Support Needs (ASN) mediation in Scotland.

Our managed funds

We currently manage two funds, aimed at strengthening inclusive childcare, and opening up childcare, particularly for low-income families.
Please click on the title links provided for additional information.

Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund – provides funding to ELC settings to support children with additional support needs (ASN) in Scotland access their funded ELC entitlement.
Access to Childcare Fund – designed to support childcare solutions that enable more accessible and affordable childcare for families.

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