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New figures reveal alarming rise in numbers of children in poverty

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

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

New strategy won’t reverse growing child poverty crisis

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

Our response to the Financial Conduct Authority findings on Wonga

25 Jun 2014

Families in problem debt need support, not aggressive behaviour and false legal threats

Children in low-income working families miss out on pupil premium

Planned Pupil Premium change fails to include children living in low-income working families

Our response to the delegation of children's social care

20 Jun 2014

The government has listened to us, but there is still work to do

Playing outdoors is voted the fondest childhood memory

23 Jun 2014

To mark the launch of our Big Summer Do fundraising campaign, we asked the public to tell us their fondest childhood memory

Children call for evidence on child poverty in schools

17 Jun 2014

The Children's Commission on Poverty wants evidence on the problems faced by children in poverty in our schools

Are you a young carer in London, Manchester, Bristol or Birmingham?

To better support young carers,we are interviewing young carers and their families over the next several weeks

Government needs to do much more to meet target to end child poverty

Poverty tsar warns child poverty strategy won't meet 2020 target-- our response

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