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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Ilona Pinter writes of a new report from a centre at Oxford University that addresses immigration policies' effects on children.
17 May 2012
Data on young people who go missing from care is often 'raw and erratic' and not comparable, minister says.
14 May 2012
Last week four young people from our programmes spoke at the Houses of Parliament about their experiences of being in care and running away or going missing.
08 May 2012
'Until it is known what is going on in local areas, no one can understand the issues or effectively intervene in the lives of these vulnerable children'
30 April 2012, 1 comment
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Findings that teachers are seeing large numbers of children give signs of not eating enough, Sam Royston emphasises the need to support free school meals.
30 April 2012, 1 comment
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
25 April 2012, 4 comments
As we launch our Fair and Square campaign, David Hounsell explains why our goals are good for young people and their families
19 April 2012, 2 comments
For Young People Seeking Safety Week, Ilona Pinter addresses destitution as a serious concern and explains steps to address the problem.
03 April 2012
Our Policy Director on the importance of the Riots, Victims and Communities Panel's report on last summer's riots
28 March 2012
While disabled children want the same opportunities as their peers, many barriers prevent them from accessing needed services, says Policy Adviser Iryna Pona.
26 March 2012