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Time running out for young carers as MPs debate their future

10 Jun 2013

Children and families across England are desperately hoping the government takes decisive action on 11 June, to support young carers and their families.

More must be done to fight child sexual exploitation

10 Jun 2013

We have responded to the Home Affairs Committee report into child sexual exploitation and grooming

Report reveals impact on young carers

15 May 2013

Data published today shows a staggering 166,363 children are caring for parents, siblings or family members

Our response to the Queen's Speech

8 May 2013

We have responded to the government's legislative agenda and its impact on children

On Universal Credit’s first trial: 'These reforms must not be a lost opportunity'

'The fact that families with children are not being targeted during its testing phase is of great concern'

The Rt Revd Tim Thornton receives seat in the House of Lords

The Children’s Society celebrates another parliamentary voice to champion the needs of children across the country.

Our response to the government's planned changes for children in care

'Many thousands of children are being failed by the very systems and professionals there to keep them safe'

Join us for a Twitter Q&A on universal credit

On Monday 29 April we'll be answering your questions on Twitter about the impact Universal Credit will have on children and families.

Advice to London Marathon runners

The Virgin London Marathon is still due to go ahead this Sunday as planned.

The benefit cap is 'a blunt instrument'

'The policy may be targeted at workless adults, but in reality children are seven times more likely than adults to lose out'