Our policy team learns from our national practice base and our groundbreaking research to find solutions to the problems children face today. We also lobby the government to see that the government implements these solutions.
Brexit: What does it mean for children and young people’s rights?
As Brexit draws closer, we look at how this will affect the rights of children and young people
Our position on the power to test different ways of working
This week MPs are debating new powers which will allow local authorities to test new ways of working through exemptions from children’s social care legislation
Opportunity for energy companies to show some warmth
As temperatures drop, high costs of gas and electricity can see low income families living behind cold doors
The Chancellor’s first Autumn Statement should set a new direction
Laying out a new direction for the economy is going to be extremely tough for the Chancellor. In turbulent times we urge the Chancellor to focus on the lives of our poorest children and young people and do everything he can to help them thrive.
Give children and families in debt space to breathe
2.4 million children are in families who have fallen behind on their debts and need the protection of a legally binding breathing space scheme to protect them from bailiff visits, enforcement action and rising fees and charges
Carol's 25+ years as a fundraiser: 'I never cease to be amazed at people's generosity and support'
Carol Sampson, one of our National Volunteering Award winners for 2016, discusses her fundraising experiences
269 years of Christingle
In December 1968 at Lincoln Cathedral, we held our first ever Christingle service. 300 people were expected. 1500 attended.
Arif's story, a child refugee
Arif came to the UK when he was 13 after his father was attacked for his political beliefs. With support from his project worker Arif is now settled in the UK and looking for jobs. This is his story.
Celebrating children’s rights at WHY? Festival 2016
Last week we celebrated children’s rights in style at Southbank Centre’s festival.