Latest Press Releases

Concerning government proposals to improve child protection

We commend plans to allow Ofsted to share the names and addresses of children’s homes with the police

MPs to hear evidence of how asylum support affects children

A group of MPs and peers is meeting on 27 November to hear from experts and a young asylum seeker whether the current system of support is sufficient.

Our response to the Work and Pensions Committee report

22 Nov 2012

Statement in response to the Work and Pensions Committee report on implementing Universal Credit

About the children's commissioner's report on sexual exploitation

The children's commissioner's report is 'a sobering reminder that child sexual exploitation tragically remains a widespread problem'

Parliamentary inquiry to hear experts on asylum support impact on children

A parliamentary inquiry into asylum support and whether it meets children's needs is meeting on 20 November, when it will hear first-hand testimony.

Measuring child poverty - our response

15 Nov 2012

Responding to the government's launch of its consultation on measuring child poverty

The Children’s Society appoints new Director of Fundraising and Marketing

The Children’s Society has appointed Simon Burne as its new Director of Fundraising and Marketing

MPs and peers launch inquiry into asylum support's effect on children

A group of MPs and peers today launched an inquiry into whether asylum support meets children's needs

Concerning the government's pledge to protect trafficked children in care

'We welcome the work the government has done in the past year to tackle this horrific issue.'

Half a million disabled people could lose out under Universal Credit

Disabled people and their families will be worse off under Universal Credit if current plans go ahead, a new report finds

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