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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'
10 June 2013
Children and families across England are desperately hoping the government takes decisive action on 11 June, to support young carers and their families.
10 June 2013
We have responded to the Home Affairs Committee report into child sexual exploitation and grooming
06 June 2013
Response to the Home Office announcement that asylum support rates will be frozen.
young boy sitting in front of his sleeping mother
15 May 2013
Data published today shows a staggering 166,363 children are caring for parents, siblings or family members
08 May 2013
We have responded to the government's legislative agenda and its impact on children
28 April 2013
'The fact that families with children are not being targeted during its testing phase is of great concern'
25 April 2013
The Children’s Society celebrates another parliamentary voice to champion the needs of children across the country.