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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young girl looking directly at viewer
Legal aid helps the poorest challenge decisions that affect their lives, but cuts to the system threaten to harm children and families
28 May 2013, 1 comment
Jeremy Browne with two young people and one older woman at our Peckham office
Young people and our staff welcomed Jeremy Browne, MP and Home Office minister, to talk about our work
20 May 2013
young boy
While census data reveals a spike in the number of young carers our report highlights the families young people behind the numbers
16 May 2013
the Palace of Westminster
Our Public Affairs Manager explains why today's opening of parliament can have a real effect on children and families
08 May 2013
a series of seven members of our policy team holding signs
In advance of the Queen opening the new session of parliament, our policy team shares points that will help children and families
07 May 2013
Young refugee
Why we're backing MP Sarah Teather's call to improve support for children seeking asylum.
22 April 2013
young girl
A parliamentary debate highlights just how wide-ranging free school meal eligibility can be for a child's education
18 April 2013
young girl clutching her knees
In the wake of shocking stories of child sexual exploitation, we go to parliament to share knowledge about protecting and supporting young people.
12 April 2013
young boy sitting with two friends
As we address child poverty, we must ensure that we don’t exclude Roma children, who are some of the most marginalised.
08 April 2013
young girl sitting against a wall
If the principles in a new standard released today were upheld, young people would not experience the care system as ‘an isolated place’
03 April 2013