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For information on what’s happening across our organisation and for our opinions on policies of the day read our latest news.
08 February 2012
How a supporter who had been helped by The Children's Society left us money in his Will, and how you can too. Find out more about Free Wills Month.
01 February 2012
'The government has today made life more difficult for some of the poorest and most vulnerable children in the country.'
31 January 2012
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
23 January 2012
'The Lords have stood up to the government and sent a clear message in support of children up and down the country.'
18 January 2012
The Children's Society urges Government to implement the recommendations of the outgoing Communications Champion
17 January 2012
Our response to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Landing in Dover’
17 January 2012
'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.'
16 January 2012
Statement in support to the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Youth Justice review on the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
16 January 2012
The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is connecting generations with the slogan 'Discovering the digital world together safely'.
Archbishop of York speaking at a lecturn
13 January 2012
Dr John Sentamu delivered this year's Edward Rudolf Lecture, addressing the importance of stable families and equality.