Submitted by Hollie-Marie McCarron on Thursday 18th November 2021
Published on Wednesday 24th November 2021
Current status: Open
Open until: Tuesday 24th May 2022
Current Signatures: 29
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Prohibit schools from having CCTV in toilets or changing rooms
The Government should ban schools from having CCTV in toilets or changing rooms, so no new cameras can be installed, and any existing cameras must be removed.
Some schools have installed CCTV in bathroom areas to stop bullying and vandalism, but what about the right to go to the bathroom in private?
Allowing CCTV to be installed in school bathrooms and changing rooms could intrude on the privacy of students.
We teach children about private areas and spaces from a young age and this should be reflected in protections for private spaces.
We believe the ability of schools to place CCTV in private areas creates serious safeguarding issues.
If you want to sign this petition (as opposed to merely discuss it), you need to do that on the government's e-Petitions website.
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