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Government announces action on payday loan ads and nuisance calls

Investigations into timing of adverts and rules on cold calling are welcome steps.

Action needed to stop childcare debt under Universal Credit

Our response to the expansion of Universal Credit to families with children

Absence of crucial safety net pushing families to use food banks

Our response to report highlighting growing use of food banks

‘No excuse’ - children still not being protected from abuse

Responding to Ofsted report The sexual exploitation of children: It couldn't happen here, could it?

Response to MPs' report on Rotherham child sexual abuse

Children who have been let down by the very professionals who should have protected them – whether police, councils or Ofsted – must not be let down again by a lack of scrutiny, care and support.

Nothing should stop exposing child sex abuse

Responding to Peter Wanless’s report on child abuse, we say no stone should ever be left unturned when it comes to investigating allegations, whether in the past or the present.

New rules on payday loans welcome - but more must be done to protect children

Even after the FCA's new price cap comes into force, low-income families still face paying back as much as double what they originally borrowed.

Tens of millions of pounds of emergency support for disadvantaged families at risk

More than £170m of funding for emergency grants and essential support to help families in a crisis is under threat from Government cuts.

Child abuse inquiry must have more power

3 Nov 2014

The independent inquiry into child abuse must not lose any more pace.

Abuse inquiry must put children first

It is vital that, as steps are taken to find a new chair, this inquiry's work continues. The victims and survivors of child sexual abuse have already waited too long to get the justice they deserve.

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