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Statement from The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees

6 Aug 2010

Delighted by the pledge made by the new Government to end the barbaric practice of detaining children for immigration purposes

Leading peers call Government to task on immigration detention of children

12 Nov 2010

Influential peers, including Bishops in the House of Lords, have called on the Government to honour its commitment to end the immigration detention of children.

OutCry! campaign: Children still being detained six months on

12 Nov 2010

Six months ago today, the coalition Government promised to end the immigration detention of children.

Public enquiry needed into parental alcohol misuse, claim charities

18 Oct 2010

A new report by calls for a national inquiry into the impact of parental alcohol misuse on children

The Children's Society's Reaction to the Child Benefit Cut

9 Oct 2010

The Children's Society accepts the Government's decision to withdraw Child Benefit from higher tax rate earners, and hopes that this will allow the Government to strengthen its protection of the po

The Fatherhood Commission

12 Nov 2010

Junior children's minister Tim Loughton claimed that the 'Big Society' agenda will allow fathers to play a bigger role in children and young people's lives in a

New initiative to help hundreds of young people to stop going missing urgently needs your support

19 Nov 2010

The Children’s Society SCARPA Project is appealing for funding from the People’s Millions money to set up The SCARPA Squad.

OutCry! comments on new statistics on number of children in detention

25 Nov 2010

There have been at least 85 children in immigration detention since the Government promised to end the practice in May 2010.

Channel 4 documentary on Monday to feature discussion about immigration detention of children

26 Nov 2010

On Monday 29th November 8pm, Channel Four are going to be showing a Dispatches documentary entitled 'The Kids Britain Doesn’t Want'.

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