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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Policy Adviser Sam Royston finds the government's budget lacking support for young people
21 March 2012
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Policy Adviser Ilona Pinter writes of the shocking conditions many young people endure, and what they need.
24 February 2012
Organisations providing services to children and families must play an active, but challenging role in the use of Payment by Results
21 February 2012
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Our first early years policy conference featured Polly Toynbee of The Guardian, and workshops led by government officials and our staff.
01 February 2012
Our Economic Adviser describes how well-being can be boosted by MPs, teachers, health workers, counsellors and anyone who influences young people's lives.
18 January 2012, 1 comment
Thousands of vulnerable children, young people and families will have no way of getting legal advice or representation to help resolve their problems.
22 December 2011
The government's view of the causes of this summer's riots is too narrow, according to research reports built upon thousands of interviews.
19 December 2011
The future of free school meals is up for debate, and we want to hear your thoughts, says Sam Royston.
14 December 2011
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In our new report children say what they need for a 'normal kind of life'. It's rare to hear young people's opinions on the subject.
08 November 2011
boy in wheelchair
For many disabled young people, mobility support means being able to lead a full life. We can't eliminate the benefit, explains policy adviser Liz Lovell.
19 October 2011, 2 comments