Policy team

Our policy team blogs about issues children face and ways we can address those problems. Through parliamentary work they advocate for children who go missing, disabled children, young refugees and migrants, and fight childhood poverty and child sexual exploitation.

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Young boy sittihg
Our new report reveals that police forces and local authorities across the country are not doing enough to protect runaway children.
10 January 2013, 1 comment
young girl clutching her knees
As MPs debate government plans to cap benefit increases below the cost of living, their actions could affect some 11.5m children
08 January 2013
colour-coded map of England, indicating projected childhood vulnerability rates
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
28 December 2012
Houses of Parliament
Lynne Woolley, our Policy and Parliamentary Volunteer, tells us all about visiting Parliament
27 December 2012
Christmas Wish
For many of us this time of year is full of anticipation. But for many children and families we work with, the holiday season is a time of worry.
20 December 2012
Head teacher Bob Ellis speaking
The head teacher of Conisborough College outlines why he supports our Fair and Square campaign
17 December 2012
young girl clutching her knees
The MPs and peers examining the asylum support system for children and young people held its second evidence-gathering session.
11 December 2012
Lynne Woolley
Lynne explains her role and interest in ways charities that work with children and young people can help influence local and central government
09 December 2012
young girl looking through school gates
Every year, 100,000 children run away from home or care, and 200,000 miss a month of schooling. These shocking figures are related, our new report finds.
07 December 2012
Downing Street sign
How will changes announced during the autumn statement affect struggling families' benefits? Find out - use our calculator.
06 December 2012, 1 comment