Laura Rodrigues

Laura Rodrigues, Policy Officer - Poverty and Early Years

From our Policy team

Laura worked on child poverty and early years policy, particularly focusing on welfare reform and children's centres. She left the organisation in 2013.

Showing 1 to 10 of 16 articles for Laura Rodrigues, Policy Officer - Poverty and Early Years
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Our policy officer explains what announced changes to childcare support mean for families
14 October 2013, 1 comment
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The government's announcement that 1.4 million more children will get a free school meal is a significant step forward
17 September 2013, 2 comments
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Our new report reveals that many individuals and families in need may no longer be able to access this support
18 July 2013, 1 comment
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Citing our research, an independent group calls on the government to ensure all children can access good food in schools - help make the recommendations stick
12 July 2013
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Free school meals for children in asylum-seeking families would help those surviving on £5 a day for each family member
12 June 2013
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Children in poverty who miss out on free school meals is a problem across the country, our new map shows
08 March 2013
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1.2 million young people in poverty in England miss out on free school meals. Use our map to see what it's like in your area.
07 March 2013
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We can develop a more effective view of child poverty by listening to families' experiences.
19 February 2013
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The head teacher of Conisborough College outlines why he supports our Fair and Square campaign
17 December 2012
'The inquiry found that around 450,000 disabled people stand to lose out under Universal Credit - this includes 100,000 disabled children'
17 October 2012