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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If the government truly aims to end child poverty by 2020, it must introduce bold, meaningful policies - today's strategy announcement isn't a good sign
27 February 2014
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While the government is committed to safeguarding unaccompanied migrant children, this week’s report is ambiguous as to what this means in practice
14 February 2014
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Our Fair and Square campaign has helped bring free school meals to 200,000 more children in poverty
09 February 2014
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Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014, 3 comments
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We welcome government plans to trial independent advocates and new guidance for unaccompanied and trafficked children - but these young people need more
04 February 2014
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New statistics reveal 2.2 million children in England in fuel poverty, an increase of 26% in the last year
03 February 2014