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Response to government's free school meal announcement

4 Dec 2013

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Today’s announcement shows how free school meal roll-out can become a reality

2.5 million children in fuel poverty, new measure reveals

2 Dec 2013

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More needs to be done to tackle this critical problem. No child should be condemned to grow up in a cold home.

Response to Children's Commissioner report on sexual exploitation

26 Nov 2013

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The Children's Commissioner's report shows more needs to be done to keep children safe

Children believe Santa was born on Christmas Day

19 Nov 2013

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Over one in 10 children believes 25 December marks Santa Claus’s birthday

Overwhelming demand to tackle poverty in Manchester

19 Nov 2013

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As we launch a major new initiative in the region, survey reveals huge demand for help to tackle deep-seated social issues affecting Greater Manchester.

House of Lords support change in law for young carers

19 Nov 2013

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The House of Lords support a landmark change to the Children and Families Bill.

Matthew Reed welcomes Barnardo’s new chief executive

8 Nov 2013

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Matthew Reed, our Chief Executive, welcomes Javed Khan's appointment

Response to Public Accounts Committee report on Universal Credit

7 Nov 2013

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Universal Credit must be tested on children and families before it's rolled out nationally.

Response: Asylum system needs key shift to protect children fleeing danger

31 Oct 2013

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Asylum system needs a fundamental shift if children fleeing danger are to be protected

Our response to harsher penalties for trafficking

18 Oct 2013

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We have welcomed the government's announcement on harsh penalties for traffickers

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