Latest News

Advice to London Marathon runners

16 Apr 2013

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'

Concerning UNICEF's report on child well-being

The Children’s Society has called for a greater understanding of the needs and well-being of teenagers

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