Latest Press Releases

Free school meals for infants protected in law

23 Jan 2014

We have welcomed the government's decision to protect free school meals for infants in law

Response to Chancellor's speech on welfare

Child poverty tops list of 2014's ' year of hard truths'

Fuel poverty puts children’s health at risk as millions turn heating down

We've teamed up with the Daily Mirror to expose the huge numbers of families suffering in cold homes

Runaway children at risk from new police guidance

17 Dec 2013

We are concerned that new police guidelines will leave runaway children at risk

The Children's Society welcomes draft Modern Day Slavery Bill

Draft Modern Day Slavery Bill is key to tackling trafficking - but guardians for trafficked children are critical to keeping them safe.

Our response to concerns about proposed restrictions to legal aid

13 Dec 2013

We are concerned that legal aid restrictions could harm children

100 organisations join campaign giving voice to millions supported by benefits

The Who Benefits? campaign is giving a voice to the great majority of the population that recognises the importance of benefits

Our response to the government's Autumn Statement

5 Dec 2013

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement will hit low-income families hard

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