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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Our new report with Citizens Advice Bureau and Disability Rights UK is a key first step in ensuring the value of universal credit
12 July 2012
Young boy sitting on the street
We are pleased to see that the government has announced urgent action today to tackle children missing from care.
03 July 2012
If the government intends to take the welfare system through another fundamental overhaul, we must ensure that young people do not slip through the net.
29 June 2012
Zeina looking at camera
Our policy team volunteer Zeina writes about her experiences working across issues such as poverty, disability and asylum-seekers
27 June 2012
girl smiling towards viewer
Our Policy Adviser addresses the history of Refugee Week and how it matters just as much today as when it was founded fifteen years ago.
17 June 2012
Changing the focus won’t help end child poverty, says our Policy Officer Laura Rodrigues
15 June 2012
Following a new report, we urge the government to ensure that young people are supported in the new special education system.
28 May 2012
Grace and Amy tell stories of their visit to London to meet the minister.
25 May 2012
Stephen Twigg delivering a speech
Ruby Peacock reports on Stephen Twigg's speech at our seminar this week, where he addressed the importance of supporting young people and their families
23 May 2012
For children who grew up in the care of their local authority, leaving can be a scary, explains Laura Rodrigues, who met several over the past few days.
22 May 2012