Latest Press Releases

Response to National Audit Office warning on Universal Credit

Before further steps are taken it is critical proper testing is carried out on how new system will affect children and families.

Response to introduction of childcare support for low-income families

Welcome new childcare for low-income families will help move children out of poverty

Councils failing to carry out safety checks on runaway children

Councils are putting children at risk by failing to carry out proper checks on runaway children once they return

'For far too many families a move into work is not a move out of poverty'

Our response to new Office of National Statistics figures on children in working households

First steps to a better start for vulnerable 0-3 year olds in London

20 Aug 2013

A project in London has been awarded £398,200 from the Big Lottery Fund

First steps to a better start for vulnerable 0-3 year olds in Greater Manchester

20 Aug 2013

The Children's Society in Greater Manchester has been awarded £399,000 from The Big Lottery Fund

UK parents too busy to cook with their children

16 Aug 2013

Our consumer survey looks at the amount of time parents spend cooking with their children in the kitchen.

Response: The Archbishop's bold plan to increase access to low-cost loans

'The Archbishop of Canterbury should be applauded for taking such a bold stance to tackle the scourge of high cost payday loan companies'

Concerning the prime minister's speech on internet safety

We welcome the prime minister's proposals but more must be done

Teens unhappiest as well-being of country’s children in decline

Based on more than 42,000 young people's opinions, our new report finds teenagers face particularly low well-being

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