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 boy sitting with two friends
We're working to strengthen the role of the person responsible for representing children's views in government
26 March 2013
Young girl who has run away
While there is evidence that new policing terminology can save money, the data that they help young people is lacking
21 March 2013
Young refugee boy
Exploited children who are trafficked into the UK are being criminalised by a system that brands them 'illegal immigrants'
14 March 2013, 2 comments
Matthew Reed of The Children's Society and Peter Davies of CEOP
Our agreement with the UK policing agency CEOP is an example of working together to protect young people.
11 March 2013
Palace of Westminster
A letter from 43 bishops, published in the Sunday Telegraph, argues that a cap on benefits will put even more pressure on families.
11 March 2013
a partial view of a map of England
Children in poverty who miss out on free school meals is a problem across the country, our new map shows
08 March 2013
map of England overlaid with different shades of purple
1.2 million young people in poverty in England miss out on free school meals. Use our map to see what it's like in your area.
07 March 2013
Sarah Teather MP
At a debate in parliament, MPs and ministers address low levels of asylum support for young people and their families.
04 March 2013, 2 comments
Teenage girl
'It's great to hear Education Minister David Laws setting out his commitment to acting on the underlying causes of child poverty, not just on the symptoms.'
01 March 2013
Young Carers and the children's minister Edward Timpson
'We have been working hard over recent weeks to make it clear to politicians and civil servants that young carers are not being provided enough support'
28 February 2013