Keeping children indoors is not the solution to pollution!

15 February, 2017
Categories: Blog

The response to the recent air pollution alerts in London alarmed many of us who champion children’s right to play in the UK, writes Marguerite Hunter Blair, Chief Executive of Play Scotland.  Here she looks at the impact of environmental pollution on children’s play, and responses to it – both internationally and in Scotland.

The impact of these extreme environmental conditions on children’s opportunities and freedom to play outside was clear with children’s play time outside of the classroom cancelled in many schools and parents advised to keep children indoors.  Full blog