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'An unacceptable truth': 2.4m children in working households are in poverty

Our statement on the latest Household Below Average Income statistics, released today

Unaccompanied migrant children and young people need better support

We welcome the Joint Committee on Human Rights' report calling for more protection for young migrants

Minister's pledge to young carers welcomed by national coalition

'We are very pleased that the children’s minister has chosen to listen to the concerns of the sector and revisit the provision for young carers in law'

Freezing asylum support will hurt vulnerable children – Sarah Teather MP and The Children’s Society

Response to the Home Office announcement that asylum support rates will be frozen.

Time running out for young carers as MPs debate their future

10 Jun 2013

Children and families across England are desperately hoping the government takes decisive action on 11 June, to support young carers and their families.

More must be done to fight child sexual exploitation

10 Jun 2013

We have responded to the Home Affairs Committee report into child sexual exploitation and grooming

Report reveals impact on young carers

15 May 2013

Data published today shows a staggering 166,363 children are caring for parents, siblings or family members

Our response to the Queen's Speech

8 May 2013

We have responded to the government's legislative agenda and its impact on children

On Universal Credit’s first trial: 'These reforms must not be a lost opportunity'

'The fact that families with children are not being targeted during its testing phase is of great concern'

The Rt Revd Tim Thornton receives seat in the House of Lords

25 Apr 2013

The Children’s Society celebrates another parliamentary voice to champion the needs of children across the country.


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