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 graph showing the increase of families going into work
Use our graph to see how the levels of children in working families relate to the number of young people in poverty
28 August 2013
Five adults visiting a children's centre in Bradford
To help inform decisions on how best to tackle child poverty, we featured work at our children's centres in Bradford
28 August 2013
a young girl looking scared as a man looks at her
We’re supporting Childhood Lost, a new campaign to prevent thousands of vulnerable children from being groomed
27 August 2013
Ruth Wanjiku
We're fortunate to have great volunteers such as Ruth, who explains her role here and with the Refugee Children's Consortium
20 August 2013
young girl clutching her knees
Our policy adviser writes of the issues and sometimes harrowing conditions young migrants face, and what we can do to help them
12 August 2013
Jasmine Mitchell
Jasmine, our new volunteer, talks about her background, why she chose to support our work and how she's playing a role in our policy team
11 August 2013
young girl being led by a man
A new report illuminates the complexity and diversity of reasons that young people run away and the risks they face
01 August 2013
young girl clutching her knees
Staff and families at one of our projects share their experiences with the government
30 July 2013
map of the UK with differently coloured areas that indicate unique schemes
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
young girl looking directly at viewer
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