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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campaigner carrying a concession tray
During her first campaigning visit to a party conference, Mubena dons a hairnet and apron and explains free school meals to MPs
15 October 2012
five people dressed in dinner lady outfits
Our policy officer Laura dresses as a dinner lady and quizzes MPs, building support for our Fair and Square campaign
03 October 2012
Our Policy Advisor Ilona Pinter explains the importance of our new report on young people's journeys through the UK asylum process
24 September 2012
Our public affairs volunteer reports from a session following up on a substantive parliamentary report we supported on young people who go missing from care
20 September 2012
adult and young man speaking
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
13 September 2012, 4 comments
map of England with differently shaded regions
The new Universal Credit system is intended to help low-income working families, but our policy adviser finds it having the opposite effect for the most poor.
10 September 2012
In a recent case the German Constitutional Court ruled that the current benefits level paid to asylum seekers in Germany was insufficient.
04 September 2012
Our policy adviser writes about the response to a televeision programme featuring Roma families living in the UK, and what we can do to support them
31 August 2012
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 August 2012
Girl leaning against a window
The influx of visitors related to the Olympics highlights the issue of whether large-scale sporting events encourage human trafficking
31 July 2012