GIRFEC Petitions

Scottish Parliament Petition

PE01692: Inquiry into the human rights impact of GIRFEC policy and data processing

Date Lodged: 13 June 2018

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to initiate an independent public inquiry into the impact on human rights of the routine gathering and sharing of citizens’ personal information on which its Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) policy relies. 


A joint petition, submitted by the Scottish Home Education Forum and Tymes Trust (following their Families from the Fringe ‘alternative’ evidence gathering and consultation event on the Scottish Government’s information-sharing bill, now withdrawn) has been referred to the Education & Skills Committee for consideration. Read latest updates here. petition to Children’s Commissioner

Investigate GiRFEC breaches of UNCRC Article 16, interference in private and family life

We value ALL children’s rights and request that the Children’s Commissioner protect ALL these rights under UNCRC and not be selective of which rights are protected and upheld. CYPCS office have refused to uphold and protect Children’s Right Article 16.