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Children in poverty take centre-stage in new fuel poverty strategy

23 Jul 2014

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New consultation on fuel poverty is good news for children

Care leavers need more support

17 Jul 2014

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Care leavers need the same support as other young people, not to be abandoned when they turn 18

Children lead inquiry in Parliament on child poverty in UK schools

13 Jul 2014

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Young commissioners to expose the true cost of school – financially and emotionally – for children in poverty.

Confusing data laws blocking support for disadvantaged children

16 Jul 2014

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Our new report finds almost half of local councils are failing to routinely share birth data with children’s centres.

Young people in Birmingham to receive lessons in building mental strength

11 Jul 2014

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We have been awarded half a million pounds of Big Lottery funding to prevent mental health problems among Birmingham children.

Legal aid vote puts vulnerable children at greater risk

10 Jul 2014

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Commons' decision undermines government's commitment to protect victims of trafficking.

Response: Inquiry is 'a vital step' in stopping child abuse

7 Jul 2014

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We welcome the government's announcement of an overarching independent inquiry into child abuse

New figures reveal alarming rise in numbers of children in poverty

1 Jul 2014

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New figures reveal 100,000 more children in relative poverty in 2013 pushing total to 3.7 million.

We're calling on government to back ban on payday loan adverts

30 Jun 2014

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We're calling on the government to support tighter controls on payday loan ads

New strategy won’t reverse growing child poverty crisis

26 Jun 2014

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Government's new child poverty strategy fails to deliver the drastic action needed to tackle the rising problem.

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