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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.

Our response to the government's planned changes for children in care

24 Apr 2013

'Many thousands of children are being failed by the very systems and professionals there to keep them safe'

The benefit cap is 'a blunt instrument'

15 Apr 2013

'The policy may be targeted at workless adults, but in reality children are seven times more likely than adults to lose out'

Our response to new child safeguarding guidance

21 Mar 2013

We have responded to new Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance, published by the government.

Budget gives little hope to struggling families and children

20 Mar 2013

'Children are largely absent from this budget. It gives little hope to struggling families already hit by sweeping cuts.'


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