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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Citing our research, an independent group calls on the government to ensure all children can access good food in schools - help make the recommendations stick
12 July 2013
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Free school meals are key to a wider collection of benefits working families in poverty can receive
07 July 2013
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A year after a major parliamentary report, how much safer are young people who run away or go missing from care?
02 July 2013
Edward Timpson speaking
While the children's minister's message was first broadcast at this year's Young Carers Festival, his message is for all young carers across England
29 June 2013
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As a report projects 600,000 more children will live in poverty by 2015, is the government failing to protect the most vulnerable?
27 June 2013
Young girl who has run away
As new guidance is reviewed, we need to ensure we understand young people's views
25 June 2013
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New government data reveals a rise of 250,000 children in poverty in working households
18 June 2013, 2 comments
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Free school meals for children in asylum-seeking families would help those surviving on £5 a day for each family member
12 June 2013
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The Home Affairs Select Committee launched a new report yesterday on child sexual exploitation, and its recommendations are sound
11 June 2013
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As two bills work their way through parliament, we can significantly help young carers and their families
31 May 2013