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The Children's Society hits the headlines

27 Jan 2010

The Children's Society today had a huge media hit for its childhood well-being research.

Rock FM's Adam @ Breakfast Cheques out The Children's Society

3 Feb 2010

97.4 Rock FM’s Breakfast presenter Adam Catterall and producer Ross Beresford presented a cheque on behalf of the station’s charity, Cash for Kids, to Jennie Kirby of East Lancashire and Emily Salt

OutCry! comment on protests at Yarl's Wood detention centre

8 Feb 2010

The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees have commented on the news that a group of mothers detained at an immigration centre have gone on hunger strike in protest at being separat

Minister 'admits paying millions to detained migrants'

11 Feb 2010

Immigration minister Phil Woolas has admitted millions of pounds are being paid in compensation to migrants who have been detained in removal centres.

OutCry! response to Children's Commissioner's report

17 Feb 2010

Press statement in response to the Children’s Commissioner’s follow up report to the Arrest and Detention of Children subject to Immigration Control.

Liberal Democrats call for end to child detention

16 Mar 2010

The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees are delighted that the

The Children's Society comment: Missing Person Taskforce findings

23 Mar 2010

The Children's Society welcomes today’s Home Office measures and promise of an action plan to help missing people and their families.

Almost two in every 100 children run away from home in the North East

23 Mar 2010

Around two out of every 100 North East children ran away from home or care in the last year, new figures reveal.

Comment on HMIP Report into Yarl's Wood

24 Mar 2010

Camilla Engeset, Policy Officer at The Children's Society, and Addie Trude, Research and Policy Manager at Bail for Immigration Detainees, comment:

OutCry! supports the sanctuary pledge

25 Mar 2010

The Children’s Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees strongly support the Sanctuary Pledge, launched today.

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