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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A new parliamentary report echoes concerns young people have about the care system
21 November 2013
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We want the government to abandon its proposals to limit access to judicial review
15 November 2013, 1 comment
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'I think this volunteer post has been very helpful to my future career prospects'
05 November 2013
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At this year’s NCAS conference, we focused on continuing to support young runaways
30 October 2013
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As the government debates a major new immigration bill, we look at how it can better help children and families
28 October 2013
Photograph modelled for The Children's Society | © Laurence Dutton
Trafficked children are forced into a range of horrific abuse, including domestic servitude, forced criminality and sexual exploitation.
17 October 2013
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We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
15 October 2013, 5 comments
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Our policy officer explains what announced changes to childcare support mean for families
14 October 2013, 1 comment
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The secretary for education made a major announcement about young carers - our public affairs manager explains what it means
08 October 2013
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Young people tell the government what is important to make runaways safe
07 October 2013