Latest Press Releases

Our response to Eric Pickles’ announcement on so-called 'troubled' families

While the government is focusing efforts on 120,000 vulnerable families, our Chief Executive points out that those efforts don't offset cuts to needed services.

Statement from The Children’s Society regarding Unicef Report Card 10

29 May 2012

Media Statement from The Children’s Society regarding Unicef Report Card 10

Statement in response to the government's plans to track social mobility

22 May 2012

Matthew Reed responds to the government's plans to track social mobility

Our response to new measures to tackle anti-social behaviour

22 May 2012

Enver Solomon's response to the government's new measures to tackle anti-social behaviour

Our response to Department for Education's special educational needs and disability plans

15 May 2012

Responding to the Department for Education's plans set out in 'Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability'

Ministers give evidence to children missing from care inquiry

9 May 2012

Ministers give evidence to children missing from care inquiry in same week as men jailed for sex grooming crimes.

The Children's Society response to the Queen's speech

9 May 2012

The Children’s Society's Campaign for Childhood Director Elaine Hindal said:

Children missing from care

23 Apr 2012

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults

Peckham man running London Marathon twice to support our work

'I am running as a "thank you" for the support ... when I was adopted and when tracing my birth mum 37 years later.'

More than a million poor children miss out on free school meals

19 Apr 2012

More than half of all school children living in poverty - 1.2 million - are missing out on free school meals.

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