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Minister's pledge to young carers welcomed by national coalition

'We are very pleased that the children’s minister has chosen to listen to the concerns of the sector and revisit the provision for young carers in law'

Freezing asylum support will hurt vulnerable children – Sarah Teather MP and The Children’s Society

Response to the Home Office announcement that asylum support rates will be frozen.

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

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

Report reveals impact on young carers

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

Our response to the Queen's Speech

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.