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12 July 2013
'It is crucial (the government) put plans in place to provide a free school meal for every child in poverty.'
05 July 2013
'I am honoured to have been invited to be President of The Children’s Society'
29 June 2013
Young carers from across England are gathering this weekend at the Young Carers Festival, the biggest festival of its kind
27 June 2013
We have responding to the sentencing of seven men found guilty of sexual exploiting six girls in Oxford
27 June 2013
Children's commissioner's new report illustrates that vulnerable children and families are paying the price for austerity
26 June 2013
The most disadvantaged children and families are hurt most by deep cuts to local government funding and new 'waiting period' for universal credit
25 June 2013
We welcome changes that will help protect children that go missing from care
13 June 2013
Our statement on the latest Household Below Average Income statistics, released today
12 June 2013
We welcome the Joint Committee on Human Rights' report calling for more protection for young migrants
12 June 2013
'We are very pleased that the children’s minister has chosen to listen to the concerns of the sector and revisit the provision for young carers in law'