Latest Press Releases
Statement in response to the Government’s defeat in the House of Lords, regarding proposed cuts to support for disabled children in the Welfare Reform Bill
'The Lords have stood up to the government and sent a clear message in support of children up and down the country.'
Our response to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Landing in Dover’
'These findings echo our experiences in projects and through our research.... We join Barnardo's in calling on LAs to commit to tackling this shocking crime.'
Statement in support to the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Youth Justice review on the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Landmark report identifies keys to childhood happiness, finds 500,000 young people are unhappy, and makes case for rethinking what childhood means
'The welfare reforms will have a dramatic impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of children' Enver Solomon
'A bleak portrait is revealed in this latest research, with some areas having child poverty rates of as little as five percent' Enver Solomon
Our policy director calls for intensive, sustained support and questions how we will support families that fall in and out of crisis.
'[Milburn's] crucial focus on support for children in the earliest years of their lives sends a clear message', our policy director says.