Latest Press Releases

Children lead inquiry in Parliament on child poverty in UK schools

Young commissioners to expose the true cost of school – financially and emotionally – for children in poverty.

Confusing data laws blocking support for disadvantaged children

Our new report finds almost half of local councils are failing to routinely share birth data with children’s centres.

Young people in Birmingham to receive lessons in building mental strength

We have been awarded half a million pounds of Big Lottery funding to prevent mental health problems among Birmingham children.

Legal aid vote puts vulnerable children at greater risk

Commons' decision undermines government's commitment to protect victims of trafficking.

Response: Inquiry is 'a vital step' in stopping child abuse

We welcome the government's announcement of an overarching independent inquiry into child abuse

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

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

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

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