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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Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
18 July 2013, 51 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 are key to a wider collection of benefits working families in poverty can receive
07 July 2013
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A year after a major parliamentary report, how much safer are young people who run away or go missing from care?
02 July 2013
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While the children's minister's message was first broadcast at this year's Young Carers Festival, his message is for all young carers across England
29 June 2013