Marshalling her forces

30th April 2004 at 01:00
The new Children's Commissioner for Scotland took up her post officially on Monday and Kathleen Marshall promised she would "not play it safe". A long-standing campaigner and advocate for children's rights, Professor Marshall has education in her sights and plans to spend a day in a school soon "to get a feel for the experience it gives children and staff". She describes herself as "an independent adviser and facilitator for young people, ensuring they become part of the solution, not part of an interminable problem".

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