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Our response to new child safeguarding guidance

We have responded to new Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance, published by the government.

Budget gives little hope to struggling families and children

20 Mar 2013

'Children are largely absent from this budget. It gives little hope to struggling families already hit by sweeping cuts.'

Our response to the Joint Committee's report on the draft Care and Support Bill

19 Mar 2013

The Children's Society welcomes the Select Committee's calls for new legal rights for young carers.

In response to the Justice Select Committee report on youth justice

Response to Justice Select Committee youth justice report

Archbishops and bishops unite with charity in child poverty call

The Children's Society have joined dozens of bishops to call for urgent steps to prevent child poverty

The Children's Society launches new guide for parents and carers of young runaways

11 Mar 2013

A new guide to help parents and the carers of children, who may be at risk of running away from home, is being launched by The Children’s Society.

Hundreds of thousands of children lack free school meals

Our new analysis reveals huge numbers of children in poverty throughout the country are missing out on free school meals.