Children’s commissioner consults on making care experience a protected characteristic

Emily Harle
Thursday, July 27, 2023

The children’s commissioner for England is surveying care leavers on whether care experience should be treated as a protected characteristic, but some campaigners warn that the consultation does not go far enough.

De Souza is consulting with care-experienced people on protected characteristics for care leavers. Picture: Children's Commissioner for England
De Souza is consulting with care-experienced people on protected characteristics for care leavers. Picture: Children's Commissioner for England

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