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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partial map of UK with differently shaded regions
Our new map illustrates the End Child Poverty campaign's study of poverty levels across the UK
20 February 2013
young girl clutching her knees
We can develop a more effective view of child poverty by listening to families' experiences.
19 February 2013
young girl who has run away stands as people rush by her
A troubling new Ofsted report echoes our findings about low levels of support for young runaways
15 February 2013
Today we present our Fair and Square petition to Downing Street, calling for all children in poverty to receive free school meals
12 February 2013
boy leaning against a fence
As the house of commons debates benefits, key changes would ensure that children are spared big losses
12 February 2013
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Our project in Lancashire recently hosted an event focusing on the under-addressed problem of sexually exploited boys and young men
08 February 2013
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For months, Ilona heard startling stories of families seeking safety in the UK. Find out how you can help these families.
05 February 2013
Two boys talking
While elements of a new bill would improve how we tackle anti-social behaviour by children, it fails to propose measures to address the behaviour's root causes
28 January 2013
Palace of Westminster
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
21 January 2013
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Our new tools allow you to estimate the budget needed to provide advocacy - a valuable service - to young people in care.
18 January 2013