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02 April 2013
Response to Chancellor's speech on changes to welfare
21 March 2013
We have responded to new Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance, published by the government.
20 March 2013
'Children are largely absent from this budget. It gives little hope to struggling families already hit by sweeping cuts.'
19 March 2013
The Children's Society welcomes the Select Committee's calls for new legal rights for young carers.
19 March 2013
Response to government's announcement on childcare
15 March 2013
Response to Justice Select Committee youth justice report
11 March 2013
A new guide to help parents and the carers of children, who may be at risk of running away from home, is being launched by The Children’s Society.
10 March 2013
The Children's Society have joined dozens of bishops to call for urgent steps to prevent child poverty
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07 March 2013
Our new analysis reveals huge numbers of children in poverty throughout the country are missing out on free school meals.