Latest Press Releases

The Children's Society's Reaction to the Child Benefit Cut

9 Oct 2010

The Children's Society accepts the Government's decision to withdraw Child Benefit from higher tax rate earners, and hopes that this will allow the Government to strengthen its protection of the po

The Fatherhood Commission

12 Nov 2010

Junior children's minister Tim Loughton claimed that the 'Big Society' agenda will allow fathers to play a bigger role in children and young people's lives in a

New initiative to help hundreds of young people to stop going missing urgently needs your support

19 Nov 2010

The Children’s Society SCARPA Project is appealing for funding from the People’s Millions money to set up The SCARPA Squad.

OutCry! comments on new statistics on number of children in detention

25 Nov 2010

There have been at least 85 children in immigration detention since the Government promised to end the practice in May 2010.

Channel 4 documentary on Monday to feature discussion about immigration detention of children

26 Nov 2010

On Monday 29th November 8pm, Channel Four are going to be showing a Dispatches documentary entitled 'The Kids Britain Doesn’t Want'.

SCARPA Squad wins People's Millions

29 Nov 2010

Thanks to the huge efforts from all our supporters we are delighted to announce that The Children’s Society SCARPA Project has won funding from the People’s Millions money to set up The SCARPA Squa

Dewsbury Minster hosts exhibition to raise money for The Children's Society

30 Nov 2010

Dewsbury Minster has selected The Children's Society as its chosen charity to receive money raised from an exhibition of nativity cribs.

Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive at The Children's Society responds to the UNICEF report 'The Children Left Behind'

3 Dec 2010

We are disappointed to see that the UK is ranked so low in respect of material inequality in child well-being [19 out of 24] in UNICEF's latest report card, sadly this comes as little surprise.

The Children's Society responds to the John Dunford Review

6 Dec 2010

Statement from Penny Nicholls, Director of Children and Young People on The Children's Society response to the John Dunford Review: 


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